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STRUCTURAL LAKE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydrology and Hydrography
  • Geomorphology and Geomorphogeny
DEF

A basin produced predominantly by crustal movement ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hydrologie et hydrographie
  • Géomorphologie et géomorphogénie
DEF

Bassin formé principalement par un mouvement de la croûte terrestre.

CONT

Les lacs tectoniques sont le plus souvent dans des fossés limités par des failles [...] plus rarement ils sont dus à un gauchissement qui a changé le sens d'écoulement d'une rivière [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Hidrología e hidrografía
  • Geomorfología y geomorfogénesis
DEF

Lago que tiene su origen en un accidente tectónico, como puede ser una falla o una fosa tectónica.

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