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Lifesaving Service. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Sand and lss (a fine earthy deposit) had accumulated above it to a thickness of seventy feet.

    Prehistoric Man W. L. H. Duckworth
  • According to Penck and Brckner, therefore, the lss is of interglacial age.

  • In effect, the type of Solutr is assigned to the newer (jngerer) lss deposits.

    Prehistoric Man W. L. H. Duckworth
  • The lss is intimately associated with accumulations, the glacial and fluvio-glacial origin of which cannot be doubted.

  • Here we have a sheet of lss which bears no apparent relation to the valley-systems of the region in which it occurs.

  • I think it helps us better to explain the well-known fact that land-shells are more or less commonly distributed through the lss.

  • There are different kinds of lss or lss-like deposits, however, and all need not have been formed in the same way.

  • There can be little doubt, however, that lss does not belong to any one particular horizon.

  • And it is quite possible that the upper portion of much of the lss of the lower-grounds may have been re-worked in the same way.

  • All that we know of the lss and its fossils compels us to include this accumulation as a product of the Pleistocene period.

Related Abbreviations for lss


lifesaving service
life-support system
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