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goed doorlatend pleistoceen zandpakket

English translation: well draining pleistocene sand layers

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Dutch term or phrase:goed doorlatend pleistoceen zandpakket
English translation:well draining pleistocene sand layers
Entered by: RVL-RVL
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06:45 Nov 13, 2003
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Dutch term or phrase: goed doorlatend pleistoceen zandpakket
This text is about the environment.
Thanks for any help!!
RVL-RVL
United States
Local time: 13:17
well draining pleistocene sand layers
Explanation:
could also be translated as highly permeable pleistocene sand layers

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Note added at 12 mins (2003-11-13 06:58:08 GMT)
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sorry that should be layer not layers
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Kate Hudson
Netherlands
Local time: 20:17
Grading comment
thanks so much!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +5well draining pleistocene sand layers
Kate Hudson


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
well draining pleistocene sand layers


Explanation:
could also be translated as highly permeable pleistocene sand layers

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Note added at 12 mins (2003-11-13 06:58:08 GMT)
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sorry that should be layer not layers

Kate Hudson
Netherlands
Local time: 20:17
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2017
Grading comment
thanks so much!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  moya
14 mins
  -> thank you

agree  writeaway
34 mins
  -> thank you

agree  AllisonK: I like 'permeable'.....
5 hrs
  -> Actually I do too! Thanks!

agree  jaapbak: 'Highly permeable' is definitely better than 'well draining'. 'Zandpakket' can also be translated as 'sand aquifer'.
1 day2 hrs

agree  Ramon Somoza: Fully support jaapbak
1 day16 hrs
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