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gilgai

(ˈɡɪlɡaɪ)
n
(Physical Geography) Austral a natural water hole
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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Not all fields utilise defined code lists; there are many numeric value fields (depth to rock, gilgai vertical interval, etc.
Muestran abundantes signos de hidromorfismo (concreciones y moteados) en todo el perfil, y caracteristicas verticas tales como grietas, micro relieve gilgai incipiente y superficies de deslizamiento de la masa del suelo (slikensides), debido a la dominancia de arcilla motmorillonita.
Estan ubicados en interfluvios primarios o partes altas de interfluvios secundarios con el relieve gilgai caracteristico del material de la Formacion Hernandarias.
Gilgai is a soil formation where the land surface develops a pattern of depressions and mounds of various sizes.
En Guanacaste se las encuentra normalmente en los sectores medio, o de valle fluvial, o en el sector de la llanura aluvial en la parte distal de los desbordamientos los rios Tempisque, Bebedero, Canas y Uruca en microrelieves de gilgai.
In the case of Vertisols, the presence of smectites is responsible for their unique morphological properties, such as the clay content (>30%), shrink-swell activities, presence of slickensides, wedge-shaped peds, and gilgai microrelief.
Helsinge has become an outstanding producer for Black Caviar's breeder, Rick Jamieson of Gilgai Farm in Nagambie, Victoria.
The soil varies considerably and includes: (a) contorted gilgai of fine texture (Dermosol); (b) Red-Brown and transitional Red-Brown earths (Kurosols) with sandy surface layers underlain by heavy clays; (c) Solodized Solonetz (Sodosols) with coarse-textured surface horizons, differentiated from the subsoil either by a well-developed and columnar structure; and (d) Deep Sands (Rudosol) that consist of undifferentiated reddish sandy loams.
It is evident from the stone assemblages at the gilgai sites described here that cores were roughly prepared from nearby sources of stone (at these sites, mainly rhyolite) and bought to these locations to provide large flakes for use during everyday tasks.
Hartley points to the scarcity of information about Indigenous people in the reminiscences of those interviewed for the history, but mentions Indigenous children attending the school at Gilgai Pumping Station, and the presence of Indigenous men in construction gangs from the 1960s.
Food processing tools and other groundstone implements from Gilgai I and Gilgal III, in O.
The incentive payments made to farmers are a private donation from Rhonda Willson, Executive Chairman, John While Springs (S) Pte Ltd and Director, Gilgai Australia.