Diluvium

Di·lu'vi·um noun ; plural English Diluviums , Latin Diluvia . [ Latin diluvium . See Dilute , Deluge .] (Geol.) A deposit of superficial loam, sand, gravel, stones, etc., caused by former action of flowing waters, or the melting of glacial ice. �...
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diluvium

Origin: L. Diluvium. See Dilute, Deluge. ... <geology> A deposit of superficial loam, sand, gravel, stones, etc, caused by former action of flowing waters, or the melting of glacial ice. ... The accumulation of matter by the ordinary operation of water is termed alluvium. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Diluvium

• (n.) A deposit of superficial loam, sand, gravel, stones, etc., caused by former action of flowing waters, or the melting of glacial ice.
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Diluvium

In the Geologic time scale used nowadays in Geology the term Diluvium has been replaced by Pleistocene. Diluvium is a term in geology for superficial deposits formed by flood-like operations of water, and so contrasted with alluvium or alluvial deposits formed by slow and steady aqueous agencies. The term was formerly given to the boulder clay dep...
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