alluvial sediment

  1. clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
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How To Use alluvial sediment In A Sentence

  • In the central and eastern parts of the range, the northern margin is also sharply defined, but separates bedrock from glacial and alluvial sediments or bedrock inliers.
  • Silicate minerals constitute most alluvial sediment on Earth.
  • Gentle but steady water movement produced by slow flow through lakes and meandering backwater stream channels provides aeration and slow accretion of alluvial sediments.
  • Peaty alluvial soils characteristically have an O horizon which usually occurs at the surface but can be interbedded with freshwater alluvial sediments.
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