Definition of Gumbotil
1. a sticky clay [n -S]
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Literary usage of Gumbotil
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1. Iowa Geological Survey: Report (1917)
"Ten miles farther west in the divide cut between Aspinwall and Manilla the base of the Kansan gumbotil is about 1440 feet above sea level. ..."
2. The Iowan Drift: A Review of the Evidences of the Iowan Stage of Glaciation by William Clinton Alden, Morris Morgan Leighton (1917)
"... ".gumbo," or "gumbotil"of Kay) at top of Illinoian drift and beneath loess 5. Illinoian drift (of Leverett) 4. Yarmouth soil, vegetal deposits, ..."
3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Science ns 43:394-400 Mr 17 '16 gumbotil, a new term in pleistocene geology. 466-70 F 23 '16 Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833 Portrait as Richard III. ..."
4. Iowa Journal of History by State Historical Society of Iowa (1921)
"... Remains to the Surface of Nebraskan gumbotil (Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 1921). Some Large Boulders in the Kansan Drift of Southern ..."
5. The Life of the Pleistocene Or Glacial Period: As Recorded in the Deposits by Frank Collins Baker (1920)
"... amount of weathering of the Kansan drift "which produced a gumbo (gumbotil) over 20 feet in thickness, the diastrophic elevation of 150 to 200 feet, ..."
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