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Synonyms for hardpan

crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions


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The main building has been built in handmade brick work under a clay pan tiled roof.
There are also similarities in respect of branchiopods between the Mpumalanga pans and turbid clay pans in Australia (Hancock & Timms 2002), ponds in Oxfordshire (UK) (Collinson et al.
There will be some treacherous, slippery and slow areas of muddy clay pans after the rain.
Their gentle undulations and biscuit coloured surfaces suggest clay pans and the sun bleached surfaces of the desert.
The Bilby brothers will be releasing bilbies into a feral-animal-free, 25-square kilometre enclosure of mulga and clay pans in the relatively new National Park.