indurated clay


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Noun1.indurated clay - hardened clay
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
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It is composed of indurated clay, with alternate layers of red and white sandstone, and may be seen at the distance of upward of thirty miles.
On the 21st, they encamped amidst high and beetling cliffs of indurated clay and sandstone, bearing the semblance of towers, castles, churches, and fortified cities.
The Opalinus Clay is an indurated clay, upper Aalenian (180-170 Ma), deposited in a shallow marine environment.