Definition of Trappose
1. trappean [adj] - See also: trappean
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Literary usage of Trappose
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Wm. A. Burt and Bela Hubbard, Esqs., on the Geography, Topography by Jacob Houghton, T. W. Bristol, William Austin Burt, Bela Hubbard (1846)
"... and which may here be denominated the trappose portion, embraces the whole remainder of the group north of the portion last described, except a small ..."
2. Quarterly Journal by Geological Society of London (1851)
"... or foreign erratics, comes from the granitoid, trappose, and Silurian regions of the north ; much of it from the first 400 miles north of Lake Superior. ..."
3. Observations on the Geology of the United States of America: With Some by William Maclure (1817)
"... though perhaps more easily carried off by the water from the steep sides of the hills. All rocks which divide in the trappose form into parallelepipeds, ..."
4. The Canadas in 1841 by Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1841)
"described in the trappose formations of the Saguenay, by Captain Baddely, but of course different in their constituent parts. They were not many feet in ..."
5. The Conquest of Canada by George Warburton (1850)
"... very large tract to the north, mingled with porphyries, conglomerates, and various other substances. From Thunder Mountain westward, trappose greenstone ..."