Sentence Examples

  • The river carries its sediment westward.
  • The amount of sediment carried down is very large, though no accurate observations have been made.
  • At the northern end of the lake the sediment brought down by the Victoria Nile is producing a similar effect.
  • The warp consists of fine muddy sediment which is suspended in the tidal river water and appears to be derived from material scoured from the bed of the Humber by the action of the tide and a certain amount of sediment brought down by the tributary streams which join the Humber some distance from its mouth.
  • Under these conditions sediments from the high lands were washed out and distributed widely over the plains, giving rise to a thin but widespread formation of ill-assorted sediment, without marine fossils, and, for the most part, without fossils of any kind, and resting unconformably on Cretaceous, Eocene and Miocene formations.

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