prodelta

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Etymology[edit]

pro- +‎ delta

Noun[edit]

prodelta (plural prodeltas)

  1. The part of a river delta that is furthest offshore and in which deposition is slowest
    • 2015 December 1, “Infaunal Benthic Communities from the Inner Shelf off Southwestern Africa Are Characterised by Generalist Species”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0143637:
      The sediments are mainly of terrigenous origin, and on the prodelta of the Orange River they are laminated and have a dominant fluvial input [27 ].

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