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Slope (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 170

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Slope
Geoform Type Washover Fan Slope


Description
Definition An inclined area of ground or substrate with a change in depth or elevation between its upper and lower limits. Slopes occur at all scales and can refer to broad areas of inclined topography to the flanks of small mounds or depressions in the earth's surface.