alluvium


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alluvium

The material deposited on land by virtue of the process of accretion. The accretion process occurs when rivers or other waters deposit silt and mud on land,and thus create more land; the silt and mud making up the new land is called alluvium.

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The result indicates that grain size analyses of river alluvium for Layer-1 and Layer-3 falls within limits of most liquefiable soils whereas clayey silt deposits (Layer-2) has higher percentage finer by weight in the grain size range of 75mm to 0.
In brief, the coarser sediments associated with the Old Alluvium meander plain in the west are characterised by intermediate-small [[sigma].
Interestingly, in the samples collected from the Teesta alluvium, arsenic contents were relatively less than that in samples collected from the GMB alluvium.
However, although depressurisation of the bedrock is significant along the main Mag Fault structural zone, continual recharge from the overlying alluvium has led to difficulties with in-pit water and pore pressure reduction in the bedrock along the east side of the pit.
These bones were extracted from sandy alluvium approximately 0.
Although present at 91% of sample points in the Residual soils, this species occurred at only 10% of the points in Alluvium, with intermediate frequencies in the other two soil types.
A geotechnical investigation revealed that a large area of the project site is comprised of alluvium fan.
Going down the list, we see that Benzinger has its Tribute, Beringer has its Alluvium, and Bourassa its Harmony.
In an attempt to eliminate epidemic levels of diarrhea and other infectious diseases associated with the use of surface waters, millions of shallow tube wells were drilled into the Ganges Delta alluvium in Bangladesh beginning in the early 1970s.
5 minute topographic quadrangle shows that the Defiance moraine is composed of a stratified monoclinal sequence of Upper Pleistocene clastic sediments divisible, in ascending order, into three informal units: (1) interbedded alluvium and diamicton; (2) diamicton; and (3) alluvium.
I don't know if Beringer belongs to the Meritage Association or not, but proprietary names such as Alluvium have been around for a long time.