abrasion platform

береговая или абразионная платформа
береговая платформа

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • abrasion platform — noun : the portion of the submerged margin of a continent or island that has been planed off by marine abrasion as distinct from the portion that has been built up to its present level by the deposit of marine sediments …   Useful english dictionary

  • abrasion platform — noun A sloping or nearly flat bedrock surface extending out from the foot of a marine cliff under shallow water of a breaker (wave) zone …   Wiktionary

  • Abrasion (geology) — Abrasion is mechanical scraping of a rock surface by friction between rocks and moving particles during their transport in wind, glacier, waves, gravity or running water, after friction, the moving particles dislodge loose and weak debris from… …   Wikipedia

  • platform — platformless, adj. /plat fawrm/, n. 1. a horizontal surface or structure with a horizontal surface raised above the level of the surrounding area. 2. a raised flooring or other horizontal surface, such as, in a hall or meeting place, a stage for… …   Universalium

  • wave-cut platform — or abrasion platform Gently sloping rock ledge that extends from the high tide level at a steep cliff base to below the low tide level. It develops as a result of wave abrasion; beaches protect the shore from abrasion and therefore prevent the… …   Universalium

  • submerged wave-cut platform —    A subaqueous, relict erosional landform that originally formed as a wave cut bench and abrasion platform from coastal wave erosion and later submerged by rising sea level or subsiding land surface.    Compare: wave built terrace, wave cut… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • wave-cut platform —    A gently sloping surface produced by wave erosion, extending into the sea or lake from the base of the wave cut cliff. This feature represents both the wave cut bench and the abrasion platform.    Compare: submerged wave cut platform.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • solution platform —    A broad, nearly horizontal intertidal surface (modern or relict) formed across carbonate rocks, produced primarily by solution with contributions by intertidal weathering and biological erosion and deposition, not by abrasion.    Compare: wave …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • Marine terrace — A marine terrace, coastal terrace[1], raised beach or perched coastline is a relatively flat, horizontal or gently inclined surface of marine origin[2], mostly an old abrasion platform which has been lifted out of the sphere of wave activity… …   Wikipedia

  • GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Raised beach — Definition A raised beach or a marine terrace is an emergent coastal landform. Raised beaches and marine terraces are beaches or wave cut platforms raised above the shore line by a relative fall in the sea level. Around the world, the combination …   Wikipedia

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