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Portuguese to English Geology Translation Glossary

Portuguese term English translation
afloramento natural de jazidas natural outcrop of mineral deposits
eliciou menor terrestrialidade indicated fewer/elicited a lower occurrence of + terrestrial substrates
Entered by: Mario Freitas
lateração lateration/trilateration
Entered by: judith ryan
a película da alteração pedogénica pedogenically altered film
a própria in natura that form of the substance which is found in nature (in natura)
abas laterais side flaps/cantilevers
aberta com florestas de galeria opened with gallery forests
abertura de picadas opening trails / opening passageways (in the wild)
Entered by: Mario Freitas
abrangida surrounded
ACERVO DE DRAGAGEM Record of Dredging Operations
acidente hidrográfico hydographic features
Alevrolito fosfatado phosphated alevrolite (or aleurolite)
amigdaloidal amygdale zones
amostragem de solos soil sampling
Entered by: tania nogueira
antéclise anteclise
Antropoclimática anthropoclimatic
Aquitano-Burdigaliano Aquitanian-Burdigalian
arcóseos conglomeráticos conglomeratic arkoses
areias quartzosas distróficas dystrophic quartzose sands
Entered by: Fernando Domeniconi
arenitos, siltitos e folhelos sandstone, siltstone and shale
argilo-gresoso // greso-argiloso clayey-sandy / sandy-clayey
aterros lançados land levelling works
Entered by: Gilmar Fernandes
ATIRAR TODAS AS LINHAS PROGRAMADAS shoot all programmed (scheduled) lines
Entered by: Irene Berlin
bagacina pumice / lapilli / consolidated lava
balanço de corte e aterro cut and fill balance
Entered by: Fernando Domeniconi
banca de rejeito waste embankment
Barcaça Auto-Descarregável self-unloading barge
Entered by: Irene Berlin
barrilha leve sodium carbonate (light)
Entered by: R-i-c-h-a-r-d
berma, punção, escavação berm, punching, excavation
biscoitos "biscoitos" (+ explicação)
blocos rochosos blocks of rock
Entered by: airmailrpl
bota fora piles of waste
brechas interderrames interflow breccias
brechóides breccioid
cabeceira de drenagem headwater
Entered by: liz askew
caixas-de-correio pigeon holes
calhas menos encaixadas larger, less regular grooves
caminhamento topographic profiling
Entered by: tania nogueira
caneco riverside auger
capa de alteração eluvium or eluvial deposits
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