alluviation definition

  • noun:
    • The deposition of alluvium (sediment) by a river
    • The process of acquiring rock-debris across the reduced hits of mountains by rain-wash and across the more gradually flowing stream-courses by losing overload. Alluvial followers or cones, alluvial plains or flood-plains, and slope-waste would be the main items of alluviation.
    • the sensation of sediment or gravel gathering

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