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Synonyms for alluvium

clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

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Around 64 km of Chehel Kaneh consist of alluviums and the remaining 86 km include hard formations.
The upstream zone of the dam is made of compacted alluviums which are extracted from the Wadi Adai tributaries.
There is no visible architectural structure on the ground since the alluviums carried by the Sari[R][bar]ay in the Damlibogaz village covered it up.
And to the east it has been found beneath the blanketing alluviums over 1000 feet farther than previously mapped.
This round of drilling has established that the quartz structure that hosted the Hayes mine, the "quartz dike," does indeed continue beneath the alluviums far beyond the known exposure as has been suggested by the satellite photography.