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(English) Angular, unsorted, unconsolidated sediment with a diameter of 2 - 50 mm; i.e., larger than sand and smaller than cobbles. (See also: sand, cobble, gravel beach)
(French) Sédiment formé d'éléments angulaires, non triés, non consolidés d'un diamètre de 2 - 50 mm ; c.-à-d., plus grands que du sable et plus petits que des galets. (See also: sand, cobble, gravel beach)
(Portuguese) Sedimento angular, não consolidado com dâmetro entre 2 e 50 mm. Maior granulometria que a areia e menor que o cascalho. (See also: sand, cobble, gravel beach)

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