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Descriptor English: Delta
Descriptor Spanish: Delta
Descriptor delta
Scope note: Configuración triangular de una parte de la costa abierta al mar, formada por depósitos aluviales en la boca de un río y, con frecuencia, pero no siempre, atravesada por sus brazos. Ejemplo: el delta del río Nilo. (Traducción libre del original: Material V-Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990).
Descriptor Portuguese: Delta
Descriptor French: Delta (D'un Fleuve)
Entry term(s): River Mouth
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.482.092
Scope note: Triangular configuration of a section of coast open to the sea, created by the alluvial deposits at the mouth of a river, often, but not always, traversed by its branches. Example: the Nile delta. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
DeCS ID: 35023
Unique ID: DDCS035023
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Delta - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060886
Scope note Triangular configuration of a section of coast open to the sea, created by the alluvial deposits at the mouth of a river, often, but not always, traversed by its branches. Example: the Nile delta. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Delta
Entry term(s) River Mouth



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