Orography


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orography

[ȯ′räg·rə·fē]
(geography)
The branch of geography dealing with mountains.

Orography

 

the branch of geomorphology devoted to the description and classification of forms of relief (mountain ranges, uplands, basins, and so on) on the basis of external characteristics and without regard to origin.

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In general, by combining the results for the nine races that are described in Tables 10a and 10b, we were able to improve the discussion that is related to our three sets of determinants: the orography, an individual rider's characteristics, and the relational factors.
Its orography consists of a series of elevations which form small plateaus and hills that gently descend to the sea.
the mountaneous orography of our study area) can be obtained trigonometrically knowing the distance [rho], tilt angle [lambda] and orientation [alpha] from [P.
In certain municipalities [15] the expansion of the signal totalled 45,000 euros, in others [16] it ascended to 90,000 euros, and in another with a more complex orography [17] the cost reached 180,000 euros, of the subvention received by the City Council for the expansion of DTT coverage.
Furthermore, zones infested with this pest have important physical barriers, due to orography of the Sierra Gorda, with hills over 2500 m around the orchards.
Equally significant in the MTZ are the enormous possibilities of allopatric differentiation that derive from an extremely complex orography in a tropical region (Halffter 1987).
These Mediterranean ustic regimes do not fit within the concept of tropical ustic regimes, characterized by wet summers and dry winters, except in some areas where the orography affects the water supply during winter, as it happens in some Pyrenean valleys (Poch & Boixadera, 2008).
Topographically, the most extensive stand of deciduous oaks are located in mild slope zones, where they have remained, given that its use turned out to be very complicated due to the land orography (Ruiz de la Torre, 1991).
Key features of mining landscape types of the Estonian oil shale district Landscape type Total area, Period of Orography [km.
In the future, the influence of contextual aspects such as availability and accessibility of special lanes for bicycles and pedestrians, the existence of sidewalks, pleasant views, traffic, orography, etc.