On land, every lake in mountain districts furnishes instances of this kind of alluvium.
If so, the thickness of the alluvium is at least 1800 ft., and may be much more.
Only in the most highly favored places where a small bench or a patch of alluvium occurs may one find even an isolated dwelling.
Here I had an opportunity of seeing the material of which the alluvium is composed.
Where, however, the alluvium is deeper, a considerable amount of labour must be expended before gold can be won.
An alluvium deposited by the waves of Time in the human soul, and which becomes the basis of psychological Mont Blancs.
Land formed by alluvium or other cause near the coast of a state is held to belong to that state.
Great alterations are often produced by alluvium—deltas and whole islands being often formed by this cause.
Here the alluvium is very highly developed, lying in patches on the face of the steep hills.
Fairly thick beds of peat are found in the alluvium of the Kennet at Newbury.