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Overhang (Cliff) (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 135

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Overhang (Cliff)


Description
Definition A rock mass jutting out from a slope, especially the upper part or edge of an eroded cliff projecting out over the lower, undercut part (as above a wave-cut notch). Generally these are characterized as having a slope greater than 90 degrees.