superficial deposit

superficial deposit

[¦sü·pər¦fish·əl di′päz·ət]
(geology)
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Because, in some cases, geoelectric and geologic sections do not often correlate (Keller and Frischknecht, 1966), realistic geologic equivalent of the apparent resistivity models of the data acquired at VES stations were obtained with information from borehole log, nature of superficial deposit (Tokarski; 1972, Wright and Mc Curry; 1970) and published resistivity data (Telford et al; 1976, Shemang, 1990) used as controls.
The surface geology of the area is dominated by the basement complex rocks which are overlain by thin layer of superficial deposits
These superficial deposits are more difficult to identify because of the presence of the interface between the meniscus and surrounding structures, such as hyaline cartilage or synovial fluid.
Edina, MN, November 09, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Lipodissolve is a revolutionary technique used to reduce superficial deposits of fat.
The strata of the West Lothian oil shale fields are covered by superficial deposits of boulder clay, sand and gravel beds, and by extensive beds of peat in the south.
It can be a result of superficial deposits, enamel wear, small fractures or the death of a nerve.
Most of the mining to date has been carried out in the superficial deposits, but there is potential for a larger, low-grade deposit which could support a larger scale of operation than at present.

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