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OUTLYING HILLOCK [1 record]

Record 1 2007-12-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Geomorphology and Geomorphogeny
  • Erosion and Weathering (Geol.)
DEF

An outcrop of stratified rocks in a detached location away from the main body of similar rocks.

OBS

outlier: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géomorphologie et géomorphogénie
  • Érosion et corrosion (Géologie)
DEF

Butte représentant un vestige de plateau démantelé par érosion en structure aclinale ou monoclinale.

CONT

Une butte témoin est un fragment d'un banc résistant, isolé par l'érosion et entouré de toutes parts à son pied par des affleurements des niveaux inférieurs.

OBS

butte(-)témoin : terme en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Geomorfología y geomorfogénesis
  • Erosión y corrosión (Geología)
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