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Definition of the adjective illuvial

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  1. Of, pertaining to, or formed by illuviation

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2013)

by Andrew Goudie

The lower horizon, an illuvial horizon, is considered a zone of accumulation and concentration for material. The material can be precipitated from solution or deposited from suspension. Depending on the conditions of soil formation, different ...

Google previewThe Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)

by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape

Illuvial horizon Soil particles, clay and minerals get translocated by the movement of water through a soil profile. The process of deposition of these materials in a ...

Google previewDictionary of Soils and Fertilisers (1989)

by L. L. Somani

Soils with sub, surface illuvial accumulations of organic matter and compounds of aluminium and usually iron. These soils are formed in acid mainly coarse- textured materials in humid and mostly cool or temperate climates. Spoil. Soil or rock ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

illuvial horizon: Asoil horizon resulting from the depositionof minerals, humus, orplant nutrients, washed down ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

However,illuvial clay is presentin many oftheolder paleosols.The exact climatic contrast recorded by this upwardchangein pedogenicregimeisdifficult tospecify, butit clearly suggests thatprecipitation duringinterglacialperiods was greaterbefore ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

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

soil géographie des sols fragipan fragic coarse fragments cobble, cobblestone hue honeycomb frost Gelisols soil genesis genesis, soil luvisol brun gris horizon illuvial illuvial horizon horizon induré hardpan horizon kandique kandic horizon ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Environmental Science (2007)

by Bruce C. Wyman, L. Harold Stevenson

Illuvial deposits can form a HARDPAN. See ALLUVIUM. Imhoff tank A two- chamber sewage treatment device in which SEDIMENTATION takes place in an upper chamber, after which the solids fall into a lower chamber, where they are ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Archaeology (1983)

by Ruth Whitehouse

illuvial horizon. A SOIL HORIZON which has resulted from the deposition of minerals, HUMUS or ...

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Scrabble value of I1L1L1U1V4I1A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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