sourceland

sourceland

[′sȯrs‚land]
(geology)
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(1997): Sourceland controls on the composition of beach and fluvial sand of the northern Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria, Italy: implications for actualistic petrofacies.
Because the initial direction to be faced was south, that is to say, looking upstream, toward the continental sourceland, the habitual word used to indicate the direction left was the same as the word for the east, iabtet, and the word used to indicate the direction right was the same as the word for the west, imentet.