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English translation: allochthonous and autochthonous

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Spanish term or phrase:alóctona y autóctona
English translation:allochthonous and autochthonous
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19:27 Oct 22, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geology
Spanish term or phrase: alóctona y autóctona
Hi there, I know it means something like altered materials and original deposits, but how should it be said?
Thanks in advance, Kelly

Desde el punto de vista geológico se diferencian dos grandes formaciones: una alóctona y otra autóctona. Los sedimentos alóctonos corresponden a....
Kelly-Jane Wallis
Local time: 18:17
allochthonous and autochthonous
Explanation:


http://www.thefreedictionary.com/autochthonous
dj. 1. allochthonous - of rocks, deposits, etc.; found in a place other than where they and their constituents were formed
autochthonous - of rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their constituents were formed
au·toch·tho·nous Pronunciation (ô-tkth-ns) also au·toch·tho·nal (-th-nl) or au·toch·thon·ic (ôtk-thnk)
adj.
1. Originating where found; indigenous: autochthonous rocks; an autochthonous people; autochthonous folktales. See Synonyms at native.
2. Biology Originating or formed in the place where found: an autochthonous blood clot.



Originado en otro lugar. Es el concepto opuesto a autóctono. En ecología se aplica a poblaciones establecidas en una zona pero originarias de otras. En geología se aplica a formaciones (por ejemplo mantos de corrimiento) volcados sobre un sustrato autóctono y con raíces a veces muy distantes.
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allochthonous and autochthonous


Explanation:


http://www.thefreedictionary.com/autochthonous
dj. 1. allochthonous - of rocks, deposits, etc.; found in a place other than where they and their constituents were formed
autochthonous - of rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their constituents were formed
au·toch·tho·nous Pronunciation (ô-tkth-ns) also au·toch·tho·nal (-th-nl) or au·toch·thon·ic (ôtk-thnk)
adj.
1. Originating where found; indigenous: autochthonous rocks; an autochthonous people; autochthonous folktales. See Synonyms at native.
2. Biology Originating or formed in the place where found: an autochthonous blood clot.



Originado en otro lugar. Es el concepto opuesto a autóctono. En ecología se aplica a poblaciones establecidas en una zona pero originarias de otras. En geología se aplica a formaciones (por ejemplo mantos de corrimiento) volcados sobre un sustrato autóctono y con raíces a veces muy distantes.
www.jmarcano.com/glosario/glosario_a.html

David Russi
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Thank you David!!

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