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allochthonous
1. Not native to a particular habitat; pertaining to that which has emigrated or been imported from another environment.
2. A description of features of the landscape or elements of its geologic structure that have been moved to their current position by tectonic forces.
3. Exogenous; originating outside and transported into a given system or area.
4. In geology, referring to materials whose present site is away from their place of origin.
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allochthonous coal
A type of coal formed from accumulated plant material that was transported from its original place of growth and deposited in elsewhere.
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allochthonous stream
A stream that is flowing in a channel it did not itself form.
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allochthonous coal
A type of coal arising from accumulations of plant debris moved from their place of growth and deposited elsewhere.
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