Definition of Alluviums

1. Noun. (plural of alluvium) ¹

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Definition of Alluviums

1. alluvium [n] - See also: alluvium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alluviums

alluvial cone
alluvial deposit
alluvial fan
alluvial fans
alluvial plain
alluvial plains
alluvial sediment
alluvial soil
alluviums (current term)
ally with
allyl alcohol
allyl chloride
allyl cyanide
allyl group
allyl isothiocyanate
allyl radical

Literary usage of Alluviums

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1. Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell (1833)
"»ne alluviums—Auvergne—Mont Ferner—Extinct quadrupeds—Velay— ... MIOCENE alluviums. Auvergne.—The annexed drawing will explain to the reader le position of ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... and pointing out that Mr' McKay's observation that the gold and associated quartz were found only in the last formed moraines and alluviums, ..."

3. Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell (1845)
"... how distinguished from rocks in situ—Ancient alluviums called diluvium—Origin of these—Erratic blocks and accompanying gravel— Theory of their ..."

4. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1857)
"Volcanic rocks of the Pliocene, Miocene, and Eocene periods continued—An- vergne—Mont Dor—Breccias nnd alluviums of Mont ..."

5. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1866)
"... Mont Dor—Breccias and alluviums of Mont Perrier, with bones of quadrupeds— River dammed up by lava-current—Range of minor cones from Auvergne to the ..."

6. The Gold Fields and Mineral Districts of Victoria: With Notes on the Modes by Robert Brough Smyth (1869)
"Tunnels are constructed not only to penetrate the alluviums but also the veins. Very extensive works of this kind have been undertaken in the Beechworth and ..."

7. Progress Report by Geological Survey of Victoria, Family Planning Victoria (1878)
"alluviums. The Waranga goldfields were first opened in the latter part of the year 1853. They may therefore be reckoned amongst the oldest of Victorian ..."

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