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In his wanderings, he had panned the alluvium of many small streams and had recovered more than the usual amount of gold.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Perhaps the alluvium of a great river like the McKenzie, has determined this displacement.
The soil of Egypt is, then, simply an alluvium mixed with the sand which the winds bring from the Desert.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Alluvium, al-lū′vi-um, n. the mass of water-borne matter deposited by rivers on lower lands:—pl.
The shores of Lake St. Clair are formed of a fertile alluvium, resting on drift.
The granite of this round world lies underneath, and the alluvium settles on the surface.
A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
Thus, trees have often been preferred from high, hard hills, to transplant in good loam or alluvium.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
Although peaches will do quite well on light soil, yet they do better on a rich deep loam, or alluvium.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
Between this and the water the current had deposited an immense quantity of alluvium.
It would be interesting to know the thickness of the alluvium.

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