fluvial fluvial  /f ˈlu vi əl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or happening in a river

Usage(s):

  • Names and names, powerful fluvial swirls of names.

News

  • Glacial buzz-saws, gold in fool's gold, fingerprints in sea water, and fluvial iron

    ( Geological Society of America ) New article postings for Geology cover glacial erosion and glacial slip; the work of marine organisms in changing the face of Earth; collisional shortening in the Central Alps; changes in sediment transport in Taiwan after typhoon Morakot in 2009; a new type of iron formation, dubbed "fluvial iron formation"; kimberlites in South Africa; using fossil marine ...
    on October 18, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. Simon Schama, for example, described the Great Room as a "lamentable mishmash of allegory, history and fluvial landscape that topples over into unintended comedy".
    on May 14, 2010 By: Simon Schama Source: Irish Times

  2. The research resulted in a seminal book, "Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology" (1964), which Dr. Leopold wrote with M. Gordon Wolman and John P. Miller.
    on Mar 19, 2006 By: Luna Leopold Source: New York Times

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