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French to English Geology Translation Glossary

French term English translation
bassins d’effondrement sunken basins
Entered by: Angelina Galanska
coins de l’assiette du projet project eastings and northings
AA (ans avant) BP (years before present)
accident discontinuity
accident frontal frontal fault
affaissements de terrain land collapse
aléa sismique seismic hazard
alluvions fluviomarines fluvial-marine alluvium(s)
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
argiles à silex clay-with-flints
argiles silteuses molles soft silty clays
argilo-gréseux argillaceous sandstone
argilo-phaseux clay phase
au droit de directly above / below
AVL vertical accretion lutites (AVL)
à fleur de paysage still clinging to the landscape
échantillons de sols remaniés disturbed soil samples
Entered by: Brigith Guimarães
éléments types of material, deposits, elements
Entered by: claude-andrew
épisode continental continental period
Entered by: Florence LOUIS
banchées moulding, formwork
calcaire franc fossilifère pure fossiliferous limestone
Entered by: lcmolinari
calcaire gréseux sandy limestone
Entered by: liz askew
campagne de terrain field expedition/field campaign/site investigation
cassetérite, walframite, casseterite, wolframite
Entered by: Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.
côte absolue du mur at -1500m absolute elevation/level of the footwall at xxx
côte zéro du sol zero GL datum
centrale d'acquisition de données sismiques Seismic Data Acquisition Center
chambre-plage inspection chamber on the beach
charges pour les peintures paint extenders
colluvion colluvium, or colluvial deposits
Entered by: Marcus Malabad
colluvion de pente slope colluvium
commune de sismicité <i>commune</i> of seismicity, commune in a seismic zone
Entered by: EirTranslations
concrétions de magnésie de Nouvelle Calédonie New Caledonian magnesian concretions
conglomérats pisaires pisolitic conglomerates
Entered by: Gwynneth George
cote d'élévation contour line
couches à Cératites Ceratite Beds
coulées de terre mud flow
craquelure crack
cristallophilien crystallophyllian
décrochant Strike-slip Fault
de dessus vers dessous from top to bottom
Entered by: claude-andrew
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