alluvial terrace

аллювиальная терраса

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • alluvial terrace —    (not preferred)    refer to stream terrace …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • alluvial terrace — noun : a river terrace composed of alluvium rather than carved in solid rock, resulting from a change in the regimen of the stream from alluviation to downcutting …   Useful english dictionary

  • alluvial flat —     a) (colloquial: western USA)    A nearly level, graded, alluvial surface in bolsons and semi bolsons that lacks distinct channels, terraces, or flood plain levels.    Compare: flood plain step, terrace, valley flat.    FFP, GG, & SW.     b)… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • terrace —    [ geomorphology ]    A step like surface, bordering a valley floor or shoreline, that represents the former position of a flood plain, or lake or sea shore. The term is usually applied to both the relatively flat summit surface (tread), cut or …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • stream terrace —    One, or a series of flat topped landforms in a stream valley that flank and are parallel to the stream channel, originally formed by a previous stream level, and representing remnants of an abandoned flood plain, stream bed, or valley floor… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • stream terrace — noun : one of a series of terraces cut usually out of solid rock by successive changes in the regimen of a stream from alluviation to downcutting called also river terrace; compare alluvial terrace …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois — Not to be confused with Oak Brook, Illinois. Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois County: DuPage Township: York Incorporated: City, 1959 Mayor: Tony Ragucci ZIP code(s): 6 …   Wikipedia

  • Musashino Terrace — The Musashino Terrace (武蔵野台地 musashino daichi), also translated as Musashino Platform, is a large platform of land, known as a river terrace, in the Kantō region of Honshū, Japan. Much of western Tokyo, between Tama River to the south and Arakawa …   Wikipedia

  • Normandy Archaeological Project — The Normandy Archaeological Project was a rescue excavation designed to preserve the archaeological history of the area before it became submerged by the construction of the Normandy Reservoir Dam through funding from the Tennessee Valley… …   Wikipedia

  • Geography of India — Country geography name =India continent =Asia region =Southern Asia Indian subcontinent coordinates =20°00 N 77°00 E area ranking =7th km area =3287263 percent land= 90.44 km coastline =7516 | borders =Total land borders:cite web |title=MINISTRY… …   Wikipedia


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