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Categories: Riparian zone, Landforms, Geomorphology, Fluvial landforms, Lacustrine landforms
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bench  terrace  benchland  Terrace deposit
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A level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below) WordNet 3.0
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A level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In geology, a terrace is a step-like landform. Wikipedia
In geomorphology, geography and geology, a bench or benchland is a long, relatively narrow strip of relatively level or gently inclined land that is bounded by distinctly steeper slopes above and below it. Wikipedia
A step-like landform that borders a shoreline or river floodplain Wikipedia Disambiguation
A bench is a long, relatively narrow strip of relatively level or gently inclined land of differing origins that is bounded by distinctly steeper slopes above and below it. Also, in mining, it refers to steps cut into the side of open-pit mines. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Step-like landform Wikidata
A thin strip of relatively flat land bounded by steeper slopes above and below. Wiktionary
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