Origin of alluvion
Examples from the Web for alluvion
Historical Examples of alluvion
The deposites of alluvion along the banks betray a similar origin of gradual accumulation by the annual floods.
As the alluvion is carried on, the slope of the stream will become steeper and steeper the higher one goes.
I examined the contents with great care and found a few grains of gold in the alluvion!My Friends the Savages
Giovanni Battista Cerruti
The new channels are made of a cross-section to enable the water to carry on its alluvion and silt.
The level surface of this alluvion is illustrated by the very slight descent of the Jhelam.
- the wash of the sea or of a river
- an overflow or flood
- matter deposited as sediment; alluvium