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Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

1 Any loose material which overlies bedrock.

2 In a sedimentary deposit, the upper strata which cover, compress, and consolidate those beneath.

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overburden

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

1 Any loose material which overlies bedrock.

2 In a sedimentary deposit, the upper strata which cover, compress, and consolidate those beneath.

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overburden

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 41 words.

The material in mining processes that lies above the material that is of economic interest. An example is the rock

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Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 67 words.

1 Any loose material which overlies bedrock.

2 In a sedimentary deposit, the upper strata which cover, compress, and consolidate

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 67 words.

1 Any loose material which overlies bedrock.

2 In a sedimentary deposit, the upper strata which cover, compress, and consolidate

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 67 words.

1 Any loose material which overlies bedrock.

2 In a sedimentary deposit, the upper strata which cover, compress, and consolidate

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overburden

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 24 words.

The layer of soil, sediment, and rock that covers a mineral deposit (such as coal), and must

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Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 24 words.

The layer of *soil, *sediment, and *rock that covers a *mineral deposit (such as

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Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 24 words.

The layer of *soil, *sediment, and *rock that covers a *mineral deposit (such as

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overburden

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 12 words.

The layer of rock and soil overlying a particular rock *stratum.

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Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 67 words.

1. Any loose material which overlies bedrock.

2. In a sedimentary deposit, the upper strata which cover, compress, and consolidate

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