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PREFERRED TERM
sedimentation  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • alluvial sedimentation
  • deposition (sediment)
  • dust deposition
SCOPE NOTE
  • Process of deposition of sediments (loose, uncemented pieces of rock, mineral fragments, or biological materials). The sediments settle out of water or air into layers on a surface.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/sedimentation
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