Definition of Peneplains. Meaning of Peneplains. Synonyms of Peneplains

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Definition of Peneplains

Peneplain
Peneplain Pe"ne*plain`, n. [L. paene, pene, almost + E. plain.] (Phys. Geog.) A land surface reduced by erosion to the general condition of a plain, but not wholly devoid of hills; a base-level plain.

Meaning of Peneplains from wikipedia

- precise mechanism of formation of peneplains, including this way some pediplains among peneplains. While peneplains are usually ****umed to form near sea...
- The sub-Cambrian peneplain is an ancient, extremely flat, erosion surface (peneplain) that has been exhumed and exposed by erosion from under Cambrian...
- The Ucayali Peneplain is a large near-flat erosion surface, a peneplain, located in the Amazon basin. The Ucayali Peneplain is largely buried by sediments...
- (2017). "The South Swedish Dome: a key structure for identification of peneplains and conclusions on Phanerozoic tectonics of an ancient shield". GFF. Lidmar-Bergström...
- very gentle concave slopes. Pediplains main difference to W. M. Davis’ peneplains is in the history and processes behind, and less so in the final shape...
- elements such as peneplains being shaped in Precambrian times. The oldest peneplain identifiable in a shield is called a "primary peneplain", in the case...
- The Sub-Mesozoic hilly peneplains or Sub-Mesozoic hilly relief is a landscape in Scandinavia made up of undulating hills and joint valleys and occasional...
- Phillips, Jonathan D. (2002), "Erosion, isostatic response, and the missing peneplains", Geomorphology, Vol. 45, No. 3-4. Elsevier Archived 2010-01-24 at the...
- Plain resulting from the action of these agents of denudation are called peneplains (almost plain) while plains formed from wind action are called pediplains...
- The ****ri Peneplain is a near-horizontal and flat unconformity in the Transantarctic Mountains. The peneplain formed by erosion of the granitic and metamorphic...
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