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    • A fan-shaped buildup of alluvium deposited on lips…
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alluvial fan definition

  • noun:
    • A fan-shaped buildup of alluvium deposited on lips of a ravine or at the juncture of a tributary flow with the main flow.
    • A cone-shaped heap of alluvium deposited by a river.
    • a fan-shaped deposit in which a fast streaming flow flattens out
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