Sentence Examples

  • The coast is low and sandy and is formed by the detritus deposited by the sea current called Calema.
  • Sand-pumps and bailers are also required to remove detritus, water and oil from the bore-hole.
  • Strong heavy clay soils, sandy and gravelly soils, are almost entirely absent; and the mixture of soil arising from the various stratifications and from the detritus carried down to the plains has created many districts of remarkable richness.
  • The amount of alluvial matter carried is enormous; from Ruwenzori alone the detritus is very great.
  • As the silt-laden waters debouch from the rocky bed of the upper reaches on to the plains, the current slackens, and the coarser detritus settles on the bottom.

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