paleochannel

paleochannel

[¦pāl·ē·ō¦chan·əl]
(geology)
A remnant of a stream channel cut in older rock and filled by the sediments of younger overlying rock.
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This is considered an outstanding result in an area that has thick soil cover as well as a paleochannel that can be seen in the AEM results.
E25 has received results for an aircore drilling program completed in the June quarter targeting channel manganese within a well-defined paleochannel system within the exploration tenure footprint at Butcherbird.
The bird had been observed at the edge of a paleochannel, in an area of transitional forest between the Dry Chaco and Cerrado ecoregions, with a high density of Copernicia alba palms before being captured in a mist net.
On the base of the litological characteristics of the setiments, a paleochannel is interpreted to have washed away these elements.
In order to detect recent local recharge in the paleochannel of the Mendoza river and in the southern paleochannel (Fig.
The smaller bridges cross a dry lake bed, what Brodie calls "a paleochannel," a remnant of the Colville that is now inactive, and the Nigliagvik Channel of the Colville River.
This high resistivity horizon is believed to be a buried paleochannels. This paleochannel is appeared clearly on the vertical and lateral section of apparent resistivity, passing through VES 1;2;3;4; and 5 as oval shaped high anomaly between VES (3) and VES (5) (Fig.7).
The sandstone category is subdivided into tabular, roll-front, basal paleochannel and structurally controlled deposits.
Extensive water exploration drilling has successfully identified the nearby Byro Basin and Murchison Paleochannel as potential sources of supply.
(2003) identified 4 distinct phases of paleochannel activity on the Murrumbidgee plain.