circumdenudation

Circumdenudation

Cir`cum*den`u*da"tion\, n. [Pref. circum- + denudation.] (Geol.) Denudation around or in the neighborhood of an object.

Hills of circumdenudation, hills which have been produced by surface erosion; the elevations which have been left, after denudation of a mass of high ground. --Jukes.
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