The soil of all the former states has the appearance of an alluvial
deposit; and isolated rocks have been found, of a nature and in situations which render it difficult to refute the opinion that they have been transferred to their present beds by floating ice.
The new era began; the king was tried, doomed, and beheaded; the Republic of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death, declared for victory or death against the world in arms; the black flag waved night and day from the great towers of Notre Dame; three hundred thousand men, summoned to rise against the tyrants of the earth, rose from all the varying soils of France, as if the dragon's teeth had been sown broadcast, and had yielded fruit equally on hill and plain, on rock, in gravel, and alluvial
mud, under the bright sky of the South and under the clouds of the North, in fell and forest, in the vineyards and the olive-grounds and among the cropped grass and the stubble of the corn, along the fruitful banks of the broad rivers, and in the sand of the sea-shore.
It was studded with islands which, like the alluvial
bottoms, were covered with groves of cotton-wood, thickets of willow, tracts of good lowland grass, and abundance of green rushes.
Immediately he began to descend from the upland to the fat alluvial
soil below, the atmosphere grew heavier; the languid perfume of the summer fruits, the mists, the hay, the flowers, formed therein a vast pool of odour which at this hour seemed to make the animals, the very bees and butterflies drowsy.
The alluvial plains on the side appeared fertile, and it is supposed that they are well adapted to the growth of corn.
The salitrales occur either on level tracts elevated only a few feet above the level of the sea, or on alluvial land bordering rivers.
The shores were in some places high and rocky, with low marshy islands at their feet, subject to inundation, and covered with willows, poplars, and other trees that love an alluvial
The huge trees of the alluvial
Amazonian plain gave place to the Phoenix and coco palms, growing in scattered clumps, with thick brushwood between.
At the end of the levee we left the mules and went in a sailboat across an arm of the Nile or an overflow, and landed where the sands of the Great Sahara left their embankment, as straight as a wall, along the verge of the alluvial
plain of the river.
Every year the floods deposited a rich alluvial
soil on this spot, where there should be no difficulty in growing osiers.
aquifers having anomalously old apparent 36Cl model ages, indicate mixing of old Nubian aquifer water with modern recharge in alluvial
Rajan Pur District consists of alluvial
plain in the east and mountain range in the west.