terrestrial deposit


Definition of terrestrial deposit

1 : a sedimentary deposit made on land above tidal reach as a result of the activity of glaciers, wind, rainwash, and streams
2 : a sedimentary deposit formed by springs or by underground water in cavities of rocks

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“Terrestrial deposit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terrestrial%20deposit. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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