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Spanish term or phrase:bolones
English translation:boulders
Entered by: Luis Rey Ballesteros (Luiroi)
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00:59 Feb 15, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems / minas auríferas
Spanish term or phrase: bolones
"Las terrazas aluviales en el proyecto XXX están constituidos [sic] por grandes bolones, bloques, grava, arena fina y limo, lo que dificulta la explotación"

I realize these are big, round or oval stones, but I wonder if there's a particular way to call them. Thanks!
Anne Patteet
Local time: 12:31
boulders
Explanation:
Maybe...

Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) - Cite This Source
boul·der /ˈboʊldər/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[bohl-der] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun
a detached and rounded or worn rock, esp. a large one.

Websters.

A geologic investigation of some residual orthoquartzite boulders ...
Large, isolated, silica-cemented orthoquartzite boulders and blocks lie on a ... The boulders and blocks have long interested geologists, but little has ...
jsedres.sepmonline.org/cgi/content/abstract/33/1/53 - Similar pages
Publications
... colonization did not differ between natural boulders and blocks, nor according to the sessile assemblage, or the proximity of other boulders. ...
www.eicc.bio.usyd.edu.au/pubs/?DB=pubs&id=354 - 8k - Cached - Similar pages
[PDF]
THE ALBION IMPACTOCLASTIC BRECCIA (ALBION DIAMICTITE BED ...
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nous) boulders and blocks derived from secondary. cratering. ... Boulders and blocks are circled. Figure 3. Typical grain-size frequency curve for the ...
www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2003/pdf/1995.pdf - Similar pages
USGS B 2123 -- Surficial Geology
Large areas of coarse cobbles, boulders, and blocks of quartzite and metabasalt are shown (by overprint pattern) as colluvium on Blue Ridge-Elk Ridge and ...
pubs.usgs.gov/bul/b2123/surface.html - 5k - Cached - Similar pages
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Luis Rey Ballesteros (Luiroi)
Local time: 12:31
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Mil gracias Luiroi
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4 +4boulders
Luis Rey Ballesteros (Luiroi)


  

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boulders


Explanation:
Maybe...

Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) - Cite This Source
boul·der /ˈboʊldər/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[bohl-der] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun
a detached and rounded or worn rock, esp. a large one.

Websters.

A geologic investigation of some residual orthoquartzite boulders ...
Large, isolated, silica-cemented orthoquartzite boulders and blocks lie on a ... The boulders and blocks have long interested geologists, but little has ...
jsedres.sepmonline.org/cgi/content/abstract/33/1/53 - Similar pages
Publications
... colonization did not differ between natural boulders and blocks, nor according to the sessile assemblage, or the proximity of other boulders. ...
www.eicc.bio.usyd.edu.au/pubs/?DB=pubs&id=354 - 8k - Cached - Similar pages
[PDF]
THE ALBION IMPACTOCLASTIC BRECCIA (ALBION DIAMICTITE BED ...
File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML
nous) boulders and blocks derived from secondary. cratering. ... Boulders and blocks are circled. Figure 3. Typical grain-size frequency curve for the ...
www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2003/pdf/1995.pdf - Similar pages
USGS B 2123 -- Surficial Geology
Large areas of coarse cobbles, boulders, and blocks of quartzite and metabasalt are shown (by overprint pattern) as colluvium on Blue Ridge-Elk Ridge and ...
pubs.usgs.gov/bul/b2123/surface.html - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

Luis Rey Ballesteros (Luiroi)
Local time: 12:31
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 40
Grading comment
Mil gracias Luiroi

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Enrique Espinosa
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, Enrique!

agree  Noni Gilbert: And they certainly get in the way when you want to do something with the land!
6 hrs
  -> Thanks, aceavila!

agree  Odette Grille
9 hrs
  -> Thank you, Odette!

agree  bigedsenior
18 hrs
  -> Thank you, bigedsenior!
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