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Sediments (Rbebs)

Definition
Fragmental material that originates from weathering of rocks and is transported by, suspended in, or deposited by water or air or is accumulated in beds by other natural agencies. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Deposits (Geology) (Rbeb)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Alluvium (Rbebb)
Colluvium (Rbebf)
Lacustrine deposits (Rbebk)
Lenses (Geology) (Rbebl)
Marine deposits (Rbebm)
Mineral deposits (Rbebn)
Organic deposits (Rbebo)
Talus (Rbebp)
Till (Rbebq)
Moraines (Rbebr)
Volcanic deposits (Rbebv)