Interpluvial - definition of interpluvial by The Free Dictionary
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designating a drier period occurring between two periods of persistently heavy rainfall
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In Lewis's novel, Father is the patriarch of a 'subhuman' Palaeolithic horde, except that its members have names like Ernest and Griselda and speak as though they were characters in an English drawing-room comedy: 'Looks like we may be in for an interpluvial
In the dry interpluvial
periods, the reduction of the plant cover favored accelerated soil erosion (rexistasis) and was generally accompanied by crust formation linked to the destruction of the upper soil horizons.