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Definition of the noun alluvial cone

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  1. a fan-shaped deposit where a fast flowing stream flattens out

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Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alluvial cone. a delta shaped feature of a ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Resource Management (2011)

by Katherine Dunster

alluvial cone The material washed down mountain and hill slopes by ephemeral streams and deposited at the mouth of gorges in the form of a moderately steep conical mass descending equally in all ...

Google previewDictionary of Earth Science (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

{o'ltiv-é- ol} alluvial cone [GEOL] An alluvial fan with steep slopes formed of loose material washed down the slopes of mountains by ephemeral streams and deposited as ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

alluvial fan (alluvial cone) Mass of sediment deposited at some point along a stream course at which there is a sharp decrease in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography, Second Edition (2007)

by F. J. Monkhouse

alluvial cone A form of an A. FAN, though with a higher angle of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Chris Park, Michael Allaby

alluvial cone See ALLUVIAL FAN. alluvial deposit See ALLUVIUM. alluvial fan A mass of sediment that builds up at a point on a stream course where there is a sudden decrease in gradient (for example, in a mountain ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography (2015)

by Susan Mayhew

An alluvial cone, similar in origin , tends to have a steeper slope. Alluvial filling is *sedimentation from fluvial channels. During low water, alluvial flood plains are mostly dry, but when most of the ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Alluvial cone Cone or fan shaped deposit of alluvium. Alluvial fan A fan shaped deposit of alluvium laid down by a stream where it emerges from an upland into less steeply sloping terrain. Alluvial land Areas of unconsolidated alluvium, ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

alluvial cone; a low, outspread, relatively flat to gently sloping mass of rock material, shaped like an open fan or...

Alluvial cone. alluvial gold; gold found associated with waterworn material. alluvial gravel; loose deposits of valuable ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

Syn: alluvial cone. 2. A conical mound of fine debris lying at the angle of repose on certain boulders moved by a landslide. 3. A cone or mound of ice or snow on a glacier, covered with a veneer of debris thick enough to protect the imderlying ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

talus cone, alluvial cone). ( botany) Specialized seed-bearing structures unique to coniferous trees (e.g., Þrs, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

alluvial cone A steep alluvial deposit that forms where a fast-flowing stream debouches onto a lowland plain. Apart from its steepness, it in other ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Alluvial cone. See *cone .

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