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.
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.