outwash fan


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outwash fan

[′au̇t‚wäsh ‚fan]
(geology)
A fan-shaped accumulation of outwash deposited by meltwater streams in front of the terminal moraine of a glacier.
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Sephaku Fluoride has a fluorspar mine consisting three contiguous haematite-fluorspar deposits, like Plattekop, Outwash Fan, and Wilton deposits on the north of Pretoria.
Identification of a major palaeochannel system with redox interfaces and gamma anomalies in the Tertiary outwash fan of the Reynolds Range Project in the NT.
Since listing on the ASX in 2006, Toro has steadily built up an extensive land holding in the Tertiary alluvial outwash fan north of the Reynolds Range, 250km northwest of Alice Springs.
Outwash and delta sands and gravels are deposited in the form of ice-marginal ridges and outwash fans on the fringe of the Baltic Klint.
This discovery raised the possibility that the species extends further north and westwards on the gravel outwash fans and outcrops to the south of the Hajar mountains, and might approach the UAE.