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escarpment

A long, steep face of rock or dirt.

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Other evidence that these faults are active comes from highly detailed images by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft and its camera (LROC), which has imaged more than 3,500 of the fault scarps. Some of these images show landslides or boulders at the bottom of relatively bright patches on the slopes of fault scarps or nearby terrain.
The relatively small size of the Moon's fault scarps is in line with the more subtle contraction expected from a partially molten scenario.
On the upper part of the mass movement, rock fall material is exposed at the scarp face and is detached from the bed rock where it moves in the direction of down slope (Fig.6c).
It also has to be emphasised that, other than the second smaller soil collection activity which added to an existing set of temporal soil carbon stock measurements, the bulk of the soil sampling conducted within SCARP represented a baseline measurement of the soil carbon stocks associated within the various land-use and management regime/climate/soil type combinations investigated within each agricultural region.
The bank, which is headquartered in Zurich, has also agreed to carry out a past business review, overseen by an independent third party, in relation to Scarp purchases during the period identified.
The plastic container and package recycling project will process 18,000 tons of plastics per year, the fluorescent light recycling project will have an annual processing capacity of 1,200 tons, and the scrap wood recycling project will recycle 18,000 tons of scarp wood annually.
The Sudetic Marginal Fault (SMF) is one of the most clearly marked tectonic zones of Europe, more than 300-km-long, the 200 km of which is represented by a well-pronounced morphotectonic scarp. Despite its morphological distinctness, the evolutionary history of this fault has not been fully recognised.
Kosydar briefly discusses the Scarp as habitat, as well as its historical settlement, and some current economic activities.
Nautile Survey of Blanco Scarp. The Vertical Magnetic Profiling project (VMAG) was designed to determine the vertical magnetic structure of ocean crust using newly developed survey methods and analysis techniques.
This problem was addressed beginning in the early 1960s by a vertical drainage programme called the Salinity Control and Reclamation Project (SCARP).
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