comb-ridge

система ветвящихся хребтов с зубчатыми гребнями

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Comb Ridge — from the air, above Bluff Utah and the San Juan River. Photo by Doc Searls. Comb Ridge is a linear north to south trending monocline nearly 120 miles long in southeast Utah and Arizona. Composed of Jurassic age Navajo Sandstone, it displays… …   Wikipedia

  • comb ridge — noun : a jagged steep sided mountain ridge with pinnacles and notches along its crest like a cockscomb : arête; especially : the sharp divide between opposing cirques in a vigorously glaciated mountain range …   Useful english dictionary

  • Comb Wash, Utah — Comb Wash is a valley in southeastern Utah, in San Juan County. It runs from Elk Ridge in the north approximately 35 miles (56 km) to the south, where it merges with the San Juan River at an elevation of about 4200 feet (1280 m). The eastern edge …   Wikipedia

  • comb — comb1 combless, adj. comblessness, n. /kohm/, n. 1. a toothed strip of plastic, hard rubber, bone, wood, or metal, used for arranging the hair, untangling it, or holding it in place. 2. a currycomb. 3. any comblike instrument, object, or… …   Universalium

  • comb — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English camb; akin to Old High German kamb comb, Greek gomphos tooth Date: before 12th century 1. a. a toothed instrument used especially for adjusting, cleaning, or confining hair b. a structure… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Comb Wash — Coordinates: 37°19′55″N 109°39′47″W / 37.332°N 109.663°W / 37.332; 109.663 …   Wikipedia

  • comb — n 1. fine tooth comb, serration, serrated edge, toothed strip; hair comb, hairbrush, brush, currycomb; card; rake, harrow. 2. cock s comb, crest, tuft, Zool. caruncle, topknot; growth, Zool. beard, outgrowth, ridge, spine; feather, plume, panache …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ridge — Synonyms and related words: acme, apex, apogee, arete, back, bean, bilge, blain, bleb, blister, blob, boss, bow, brow, bubble, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, cap, chase, chine, climax, cloud nine, clump, cocker, cockle, col …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Hen Comb — Infobox Mountain Name=Hen Comb Photo = Caption = Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Western Fells Elevation = 509 m (1,670 ft) Prominence = c. 145 m Topographic OS Landranger 89, 90, Explorer OL4 Grid ref UK = NY133181 Listing =… …   Wikipedia

  • Rooster Comb — is a prominent ridge located within Henry W. Coe State Park, east of Morgan Hill, California. Rooster Comb is located within Stanislaus County. Its name refers to the large fleshy red skin atop a rooster s head. The resemblance to a rooster s… …   Wikipedia

  • Cam — (k[a^]m), n. [Dan. kam comb, ridge; or cf. W., Gael., and Ir., cam bent. See 1st {Comb}.] 1. (Med.) (a) A turning or sliding piece which, by the shape of its periphery or face, or a groove in its surface, imparts variable or intermittent motion… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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