Definition of Subaerial

1. Adjective. (geology) Located or occurring at the Earth's surface, especially on land ¹



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Definition of Subaerial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subaerial

subadarships
subadditive
subadditivities
subadditivity
subadiabatic
subadnate
subadolescent
subadolescents
subadult
subadults
subaduncate
subadviser
subadvisers
subadvocate
subadvocates
subaerial (current term)
subaerially
subaffluent
subagencies
subagency
subagent
subagents
subah
subahdar
subahdars
subahs
subaid
subaided
subaiding
subaids

Literary usage of Subaerial

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1. The Student's Manual of Geology by Joseph Beete Jukes (1872)
"subaerial Denudation as affected by Subterranean Movements of Upheaval or ... Depression, therefore, is thus, on the whole, unfavourable to subaerial ..."

2. A Manual of the Geology of India: Chiefly Compiled from the Observations of by Geological Survey of India, Henry Benedict Medlicott, William Thomas Blanford (1893)
"Soc., XXX, 325, (1874), will show that the arguments used by Professar Judd to prove the subaerial origin of the volcanic rocks in the west of Scotland and ..."

3. Elements of Geology by Alonzo Gray, Charles Baker Adams (1863)
"The subaerial phenomena are those whicn occur on or near the surface of the dry ... SECTION I.—subaerial IGNEOUS AGENCY. I. Volcanoes,—There are about 300 ..."

4. Manual of Physical Geography by Frederick Valentine Emerson (1909)
"How does a cirque differ from the head-water region of a stream due to subaerial erosion ? Is Mount Mitchell an isolated peak or a part of a range? ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine, Taylor and Francis (1868)
"On subaerial Denudation, and on Cliffs and Escarpments of the Chalk and the Lower Tertiary Beds. By WILLIAM WHITAKER, BA, FGS, &c. 8vo, pp. 27. ..."

6. The Student's Handbook of Physical Geology by Alfred John Jukes-Browne (1892)
"Dr. Geikie has calculated that if the sea eats away the edge of a continent at the rate of 10 feet in a century, and subaerial agents remove a layer one ..."

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