Welcome to Anagrammer Crossword Genius! Keep reading below to see if bolson is an answer to any crossword puzzle or word game (Scrabble, Words With Friends etc). Scroll down to see all the info we have compiled on bolson.
Searching in Crosswords ...
The answer BOLSON has 0 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
Searching in Word Games ...
The word BOLSON is VALID in some board games. Check BOLSON in word games in Scrabble, Words With Friends, see scores, anagrams etc.
Searching in Dictionaries ...
Definitions of bolson in various dictionaries:
A flat, arid valley surrounded by mountains and draining into a shallow central lake.
noun - a flat arid valley
BOLSON - Bolson, is a geographic term for a desert valley or depression, the level of which has been raised by aggradation, usually draining into a playa or s...
Word Research / Anagrams and more ...
Keep reading for additional results and analysis below.
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Chiefly Southwestern U.S. A flat arid valley surrounded by mountains and draining into a shallow central lake.|
Bolson, is a geographic term for a desert valley or depression, the level of which has been raised by aggradation, usually draining into a playa or salt pan, and entirely surrounded by hills or mountains. It is a type of basin characteristic of basin and range topography.|
* The term was an Americanism originating in the 1830s and 1840s during the explorations of the far west of North America, particularly of what became the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It was derived from the Spanish bolsón, (large purse).Examples of this type of formation would be the Hueco Bolson in the western Trans-Pecos of Texas, and the Mesilla Bolson in southern New Mexico and the northeastern part of Chihuahua, Mexico.
* Bolsons are the locations of large aquifers of waters, accumulated over millennia in their deep layers of sediments, now many are being used to supply water to the populations in those areas. These are called bolson aquifers.