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Geological formation   /dʒˌiəlˈɑdʒɪkəl fɔrmˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Geological formation

noun
1.
(geology) the geological features of the earth.  Synonym: formation.






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"Geological formation" Quotes from Famous Books



... The geological formation of the Pyrenees consists both of primitive and secondary rocks—the latter being greater in mass, and composed of argillaceous schist, grauwacke (schistose and common), and limestone. Mines of lead, iron, and ...
— Bruin - The Grand Bear Hunt • Mayne Reid

... Aiguille, one of the seven wonders of Dauphiny, presents the same aspect and the same geological formation. St. Odile also recalls the Verna, ...
— Life of St. Francis of Assisi • Paul Sabatier



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