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Scar (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 155

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Scar
Geoform Type Iceberg Scour Scar/Furrow
Slump Scar


Description
Definition A scar can be either a gouge or deformation of the bottom, or an area where the surface of the substrate, vegetation, or other colonizing organisms have been removed by abrasion or impact. These may be temporary or permanent features.