Definition of Ripple mark
1. Noun. One of a series of small ridges produced in sand by water currents or by wind.
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Literary usage of Ripple mark
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1. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"Ripple-mark in section. Below ab and above ef the migration of the ripple ... 1 "ripple mark," in this book, is written unhyphenated to signify a single ..."
2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1904)
"In the case of ' ripple-mark,' Sir Archibald Geikie summarily disposes of the difficulty by rejecting all such expressions as ' current- mark ' and ..."
3. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1894)
"Ripple-mark cannot be reproduced in the laboratory in material consisting of mixed pebbles and sand; Ibis is true of marks formed by single currents in one ..."
4. Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell (1838)
"... rocks — Argillaceous —Calcareous—Gypsum —Forms of stratification — Original horizontality — thinning out — Diagonal arrangement— ripple mark. ..."
5. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... stratification — Original horizontality—Thinning out—Diagonal arrangement — ripple mark. IN pursuance of the arrangement explained in the last chapter, ..."
6. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1855)
"... Thinning out—Diagonal arrangement — ripple mark. IN pursuance of the arrangement explained in the last chapter, we shall begin by examining the aqueous ..."