Definition of Geological formation
1. Noun. (geology) the geological features of the earth.
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Category relationships: Geology
Specialized synonyms: Aquifer, Beach, Cave, Cliff, Drop, Drop-off, Delta, Diapir, Folium, Foreshore, Ice Mass, Lakefront, Massif, Monocline, Mouth, Depression, Natural Depression, Elevation, Natural Elevation, Oceanfront, Chain, Chain Of Mountains, Mountain Chain, Mountain Range, Range, Range Of Mountains, Relict, Ridge, Ridgeline, Ridge, Shore, Incline, Side, Slope, Fountain, Natural Spring, Outflow, Outpouring, Spring, Scree, Talus, Mineral Vein, Vein, Crater, Volcanic Crater, Wall, Groundwater Level, Water Level, Water Table
Specialized synonyms: Pillars Of Hercules
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geological Formation
Literary usage of Geological formation
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1. Bulletin by Philippines. Bureau of forestry (1906)
"geological formation AND SOIL. The entire flat is probably of delta origin, having been formed by the action of the ..."
2. The Mining Magazine (1857)
"When this takes place, we hope our mine owners will not forget to adopt this humane invention. geological formation OF THE GREAT ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The geological formation of Cambridge and the surrounding district consists chiefly of clay. The following strata are to be found— Chalk, Marl, ..."
4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1889)
"(2) The character of the geological formation a factor in Zoo- geographical Distribution, illustrated by observations in Portugal and Spain. ..."