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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating.

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  • alluviation is not confined to the major valleys but also characterizes most of the tributary valleys in which lakes existed during either Illinoian or Wisconsin times.
  • No. 7, Surface water, Kinbiniyol alluviation plain near Navaho cornfield,
  • Presumably another cycle of alluviation will follow the current period of erosion.
  • Bryan (1941, p. 231) dates the period of refill and alluviation between 1250 and 1400. for more
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