- A fan-like plain from the deposition of glacial outwash .
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
Look at other dictionaries:
Alluvial fan — An alluvial fan is a fan shaped deposit formed where a fast flowing stream flattens, slows, and spreads typically at the exit of a canyon onto a flatter plain. A convergence of neighboring alluvial fans into a single apron of deposits against a… … Wikipedia
fan apron — A sheet like mantle of relatively young alluvium and soils covering part of an older fan piedmont (and occasionally alluvial fan) surface, commonly thicker and further down slope (e.g., mid fan or mid fan piedmont) than a fan collar. It… … Glossary of landform and geologic terms
Cedarville, California — Cedarville census designated place Satellite Imagery of Cedarville, CA. Taken on September 29, 1999 … Wikipedia
Talgar District — Infobox Settlement name =Talgar settlement type =District official name = Талғар ауданы other name = native name = nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem =… … Wikipedia
GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Glacier — This article is about the geological formation. For other uses, see Glacier (disambiguation). The Baltoro Glacier in the Karakoram, Kashmir, Northern Pakistan. At 62 kilometres (39 mi) in length, it is one of the longest alpine glaciers on… … Wikipedia
sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… … Universalium
placer mining — ☆ placer mining [plas′ər ] n. mining of placer deposits by washing, dredging, or other hydraulic methods * * * Oldest method of recovering gold from alluvial deposits. It takes advantage of gold s high density, which causes it to sink more… … Universalium
Colombia — Colombian, adj., n. /keuh lum bee euh/; Sp. /kaw lawm byah/, n. a republic in NW South America. 37,418,290; 439,828 sq. mi. (1,139,155 sq. km). Cap.: Bogotá. * * * Colombia Introduction Colombia Background: Colombia was one of the three countries … Universalium
Porto Alegre — Infobox Settlement name = Porto Alegre settlement type = Municipality official name = The Municipality of Porto Alegre nickname = Porto (spoken), POA (written) motto = Loyal and Valiant city of Porto Alegre imagesize = 250px image caption =… … Wikipedia