Here and there, dwarf spruce, rooting and grovelling in the shallow alluvium, marked the proximity of the timber line.
"The God of His Fathers" by Jack London
Horner on the alluvium of the Nile, 274.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
The adjective of alluvium, which see.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
And so the alluvium is formed which fills the lower portions of our river valleys.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
This alluvium consists of gravel firmly cemented with mud and clay, and is unquestionably water-tight.
"The Panama Canal" by J. Saxon Mills
Five mounted Rajputs holding torches led as the convoy started across the sandy alluvium toward the river.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
Such isolated portions are usually sections of winding subterranean hollows filled up with alluvium.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
Fairly thick beds of peat are found in the alluvium of the Kennet at Newbury.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
The granite of this round world lies underneath, and the alluvium settles on the surface.
"A New Atmosphere" by Gail Hamilton
They had not sunk a shaft, but were removing the entire alluvium down to bed rock.
"A Claim on Klondyke" by Edward Roper