subterranean stream

subterranean stream

[¦səb·tə′rā·nē·ən ′strēm]
(hydrology)
A subsurface stream that flows through a cave or a group of communicating caves.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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What is the name of the subterranean stream that flows under Grey Street and Dean Street in Newcastle?
The sulfate content in the Bagumbungan site was significantly higher in aboveground stream compared to the subterranean stream (Fig.
This is what Johnson calls a "subterranean stream of creation theology" Such thinkers include Irenaeus, the mature Augustine, the desert fathers and mothers, first-millennium Celtic saints, Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart, Julian of Norwich, Teilhard de Chardin, Eastern Orthodox theologians and, of course, Francis of Assisi.
Beneath Crane's finely detailed surface narrative flows this powerful subterranean stream revealing an otherwise obscure coherence; as unimaginable horrors continued to unfold, Maritain had a deep need--perhaps a profoundly anxious one--for both reason and God in history.
Isaac: Under this sand dune (Drier than the sun-bleached jawbone of a jackal That slowly died of thirst), Lies the promise Of a subterranean stream That waits to be excavated.
Like a subterranean stream gradually emerging, it makes obvious that her poetic and aphoristic vision, which has often been considered inaccessible in its linguistic rigor and its demand for unity, is also the result of her richly diverse reading.
2) connected to the Lost River system, in part because of the extent of the subterranean stream system he documented while mapping the local cave system.
A subterranean stream of pessimism underlies all of Feyder's writing - fiction, poetry, drama - drenching the reader's psyche in melancholia.
From Plato using the 'allegory of the cave' to depict the human condition to Gollum lurking in subterranean streams, the archetype of the cave is so ingrained in our cultures that most of us can imagine what it feels to be trapped inside one.
Their thoughts run like subterranean streams in ours," and, "Even then I saw the system of it, and that in one language the place made complete sense and in another it was just noise," demonstrate Wall's literary dexterity, pollinating our imagination and lingering long after the book is closed.
The Lee County cave isopod (Lirceus usdagalun) is a stygobitic (cave-adapted aquatic) crustacean found on the surface of rocks under swift flowing, shallow water in subterranean streams. Additional specimens are sometimes flushed from springs during floods.