buried landforms

relieve fósil; relieve fosilizado

English-Spanish dictionary of Geography . . 2007.

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  • buried —    (adjective)    Landforms, geomorphic surfaces, or paleosols covered by younger sediments (e.g., eolian, glacial, and alluvial).    Compare: exhumed, relict.    HP …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • exhumed —    (adjective)    Formerly buried landforms, geomorphic surfaces, or paleosols that have been re exposed by erosion of the covering mantle.    Compare: relict, buried, ground soil.    HP …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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  • river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …   Universalium

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