Alluvial deposit

Source: NOAA

caption Alluvial deposits.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration defines Alluvial deposits as:

  • Detrital material that is transported by a river and is deposited–usually temporarily–at points along the floodplain of a river. Commonly, such deposits are composed of sands and gravels.
Glossary

Citation

(2007). Alluvial deposit. Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/51cbece67896bb431f68e581

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