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 (gwŏd′l-kwĭv′ər, gwä′thäl-kē-vîr′)
A river of southern Spain flowing about 650 km (405 mi) west and southwest to the Gulf of Cádiz.
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(ˌɡwɑːdəlkwɪˈvɪə; Spanish ɡwaðalkiˈβir)
(Placename) the chief river of S Spain, rising in the Sierra de Segura and flowing west and southwest to the Gulf of Cádiz: navigable by ocean-going vessels to Seville. Length: 560 km (348 miles)
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(ˌgwɑd l kiˈvɪər)

a river in S Spain, flowing W to the Gulf of Cádiz. 374 mi. (602 km) long.
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The main goals of this study are (1) to describe the nature and distribution of the alluvial terrace deposits of the Quaternary alluvial sediments of the Alto Guadalquivir Basin (SE Spain) based on sedimentary facies as well as on mineral and geochemical evidence, (2) to identify and discriminate different sediment sources of the Guadalquivir River alluvial deposits, (3) to estimate the potential factors that control the observed changes in the mineralogy and geochemistry within the different studied sedimentary sequences, and (4) to propose a terrace deposit model in the light of processes that have interacted to form the terrace sediments.
Back on the ground, I walked down Calle Almirante to the Guadalquivir river.
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