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diluvium

(daɪˈluːvɪəm; dɪ-)
n, pl -via (-vɪə)
(Geological Science) geology a former name for glacial drift. See drift12
[C19: from Latin: flood, from dīluere to wash away; see dilute]
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Rock type [K.sub.s] (GPa) Hard rock 5.00-10.00 Soft rock 1.50-3.00 Weathered rock 1.00-2.00 Mudstone 1.20-2.50 Diluvium sand 0.40-0.70 Gravel 0.40-0.70 Diluvium clay 0.40-1.00 Shock layer sand 0.05-0.20 Table 2: Anchor support parameters.
The upper part of the dump is covered with a Quaternary slope diluvium layer varying in thickness from 0.0 m to 6.0 m.
Hamburg, Germany, August 31, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Diluvium is an innovative alternative to the cloud.
And topography is broken down into mountainous areas, fluvial plains, valley areas, hilly areas, alluvial fan areas, piedmont slope areas, and diluvium areas.
Segun Gonzalez y Sotolongo (2007), los pinares sobre alturas de pizarra especificamente ocupan una gran parte de la provincia de Pinar del Rio, crecen en pizarras (cuarcitas, areniscas y esquistos) de la formacion San Cayetano, los suelos en donde se desarrollan son en general pobres, con un nivel bajo en elementos nutritivos, la profundidad de los mismos varia segun la cantidad de erosion, es decir, hay suelos profundos mayormente al pie de las laderas (diluvium), por otro lado, hay lugares donde aflora la roca madre.
In conjunction with Ikon's exhibition, the Korean Cultural Centre UK in London (www.kccuk.org.uk) is simultaneously presenting a new version of the work until November 1, also titled Diluvium.
Turris Babel, sive Archontologia qua primo priscorum post diluvium hominum vita, mores rerumque gestarum magnitudo, secundo Turris fabrica civitatumque extructio, confusio liguarum.
Which were formed on the loamy soil, contemporary diluvium and bedded with guarded clays.
(1863b): Note sur un silex taille trouve dans le diluvium des environs de Madrid.
Arx autem qu_ inter eminebat est illa turris qu_ post diluvium a Nembroth gigante famosissimo cepit _dificari, habens in altum V milia passuum et centum LXXIIII.
The last glacial period ended some 12,000 years ago (maybe the Diluvium) and the first writing forms, testimony of recent history, come from more than 5000 years before.
SAENZ-LOPEZ PEREZ, "Tresfilii Noe diviserunt orbempost diluvium: The World Map in British Library Add.