You are browsing the archive for delta Archives - Georneys.

June 23, 2011

Geology Word of the Week: D is for Delta

The Nile Delta as seen from Earth orbit. Photo courtesy ofNASA and taken from Wikipedia here. def. Delta:1. The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (uppercase Δ, lowercase δ).2. A popular US airline with questionable service (except for those delicious little snacks they serve with your drink), often-delayed flights, and a hilarious in-flight safety video.  3. A triangle-shaped deposit of sediment that forms where a river or stream flows into …


No Comments/Trackbacks >>