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SUMMITAL [1 record]

Record 1 2010-05-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Vulcanology and Seismology
  • Geomorphology and Geomorphogeny
  • Physical Geography (General)
CONT

The uppermost part of something is the part that is higher than the rest of it.

OBS

summit: The highest point or part ...

OBS

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

French

Domaine(s)
  • Volcanologie et sismologie
  • Géomorphologie et géomorphogénie
  • Géographie physique (Généralités)
DEF

Relatif à un sommet.

CONT

[Dans] l'Oceanus Procellarum, plusieurs types de dômes très aplatis et de cônes avec un cratère summital ont été assimilés respectivement à des centres d'émission de laves ou de projection de cendres [...]

OBS

sommital : terme en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

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