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escarpment

A long, steep face of rock or dirt.

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The elliptical scarps and low depth-to-diameter ratio for both the North and Bloody Creek structures suggest a low-angled impact (Elbeshausen et al.
The SCARP is grateful to the farming community for actively engaging in this project.
A proper assessment of customers' individual needs and circumstances is even more critical where firms are selling complex products like Scarps.
The till scarp north of the beach was protected by a seawall in 2006-2007.
In a modification of conventional near-bottom magnetic survey methodology, Nautile surveyed a vertical cross section of ocean crust on the Blanco Scarp at the western end of the Blanco Transform (part of the Juan de Fuca Ridge, in the northeastern Pacific).
Execution of Scarp projects in Sindh is still going on and presently four such projects are under construction for the benefit of another 4.
Linear programming models of representative farms in SCARP 1 area of Punjab Province were developed to explore the efficiency and equity implications of various transition options.
The Crump Geyser and main hot springs occur on the NGP geothermal leases over a four mile interval at the base of a prominent range front faults scarp along the western edge of Warner Valley and out into the valley a distance of about 3000 feet.
Power supply will remain off from 132 KV Peshawar Cantt Grid Station on November 28 and 29 from 8 am to 12 pm, resultantly consumers of 11 KV Palocy, Tehkal, Warsak Road, Jail Express, ICF, NCR, Scarp feeders will face inconvenience.
A day after V- C Dinesh Singh agreed to follow the UGC's order to scarp FYUP, the University on Saturday passed a resolution in an emergency meeting of the Academic Council and the Executive Council to follow admission process as conducted under the scheme of courses that were in force in the academic session 2012- 13.
The transitional zone, as it steepens, becomes increasingly susceptible to wave-attack and evolves into an eroding and landward-retreating scarp.
Two projects were located in Victoria: the SCARP Victorian project (Vic) and a Gippsland project (Vic_Gipp) in the south-east of the state.