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erosion surface

noun, Geology
1.
an eroded land surface, especially one that is nearly flat and featureless.
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  • They vary with the climatic conditions which obtain on the erosion surface.

  • This process has been related not only to the present erosion surface, but to older surfaces now partly buried under later rocks.

  • Where the old erosion surface roughly coincides with the present erosion surface, the deposits follow more or less the topography.

  • Such an erosion surface, called an “unconformity,” marks a gap in the geological record of the district where it occurs.

    Geology William J. Miller

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