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sedimentary

se duh men tuh ree

  • a  resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
    sedimentary deposits
  • a  produced by the action of water

  • From its sedimentary layers of top navigation to its 10 (count 'em) invitations to SUBSCRIBE above the fold, from its head-scratching typographical hierarchies to its rampant date .
  • Earthquakes and tsunamis that resulted from the collision could have wrought havoc on the sedimentary record, causing discrete strata to swirl together and completely scrambling .
  • Because it is a hard sedimentary rock, limestone is often the last type of stone to erode in landscapes primarily composed of sedimentary rock.
Quotes

  • Martin Ferguson in The Age
    Australia has many unexplored frontiers,Mr Ferguson said. "The most obvious sedimentary basins and the best prospects for oil that's easy to get at and cheapest to produce have been explored."
  • Farouk El-Baz in PhysOrg.com
    Such large sedimentary basins have potential not only in groundwater resources, but also oil and gas resources at depth,said El-Baz.

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