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red clay

[′red ′klā]
(geology)
A fine-grained, reddish-brown pelagic deposit consisting of relatively large proportions of windblown particles, meteoric and volcanic dust, pumice, shark teeth, manganese nodules, and debris transported by ice. Also known as brown clay.
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The SEM images of Tiyu west road station red clay samples are shown in Figure 3, which shows that the soil samples are relatively loose and the larger pores between the particles are about 100-200 [micro]m with the great connectivity.
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Red clays are widely distributed in southwest and south central regions of China (Editorial of Engineering Geology Manual, 2007); accordingly, red clay is frequently utilized as a subgrade filling for fiscal and environmental reasons.
It is also cost-effective and sustainable since red clay is an abundant resource in many parts of the country, such as Ilocos Sur, Isabela, Aurora, Tarlac, Camarines Sur, Sorsogon, Aklan, Leyte and South Cotabato provinces, and Cagayan de Oro City.
It was exciting to see talented youngsters from India on the red clay courts and I wish the winners best of luck for the finale in Paris.
"Once that red clay comes up, it's impossible to get it back down into the bungum," the old cowman said.
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