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VARVE

Environmental Engineering Dictionary
(Geology) (1) A layer or series of layers of sediment deposited in a body of still water in one year. (2) A regular, annual layer of silt or clay deposited in a glacier-fed lake within one year's time. (3) A pair of layers of alternately finer and coarser silt or clay believed to comprise an annual cycle of deposition in a body of still water.
See also: N2O , KETTLE , JEIOG , QUAKING BOG , CAIR

 

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