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Kluftlehm

English translation: fissure clay

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German term or phrase:Kluftlehm
English translation:fissure clay
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04:38 Jun 26, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Kluftlehm
a geological term. reported in a bore-hole.
transatgees
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:02
fissure clay
Explanation:
None needed.
Selected response from:

Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 08:02
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Summary of answers provided
najoint loam
Alan Johnson
nacrevasse loamGunsou
nafissure clay
Sven Petersson
nagap loamMartina Ley


  

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57 mins
gap loam


Explanation:
I have found the following:

Nontronit fills out together with Kaolinit and " gap loam " columns

Nontronit füllt zusammen mit Kaolinit und "Kluftlehm" Spalten aus

German web side:
http://www.berthold-weber.de/w_miner.htm

Martina Ley
Local time: 08:02
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
PRO pts in pair: 94
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1 hr
fissure clay


Explanation:
None needed.


    Native English speaking engineer.
    Reference: http://www.utas.edu.au/docs/beasley/abs1.htm
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 08:02
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1628
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1 hr
crevasse loam


Explanation:
More context would be helpful as "loam" could also be "clay" depending on the chemical composition of the material concerned. If in doubt, refer to below webpages or try a Yahoo search with the above term - you'll get a lot of reference pages for more info.


    Reference: http://sis.agr.gc.ca/cansis/glossary/texture,_soil.html
    Reference: http://www.xrefer.com/results.jsp?shelf=search+all&term=crev...
Gunsou
Local time: 08:02
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 67
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6 hrs
joint loam


Explanation:
My specialist area. There is strictly only one translation for "Kluft", and that is joint.

Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 08:02
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 3388
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