intermontane


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intermontane

[¦in·tər¦män‚tān]
(geology)
Located between or surrounded by mountains.
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6833[degrees]W; 1,900 m altitude), another department of Tucuman Province, in the intermontane semiarid valleys (Zuccardi & Fadda 1985).
Early- to mid-Pennsylvanian vertebrate fauna of an intermontane basin inferred from tracks and trackways of the Wamsutta Formation, southeastern New England.
The Kosipe mission itself sits on a volcanic spur, overlooking a large, fiat, intermontane valley, predominantly consisting of swampland.
Intermontane Late PaleogeneNeogene basins of the Andes of Ecuador and Peru: sedimentologic and tectonic characteristics.
Bulimus" limneaformis is one of the more common species of the latter part of the Cretaceous and Paleocene of the northern Great Plains and some intermontane basins.
Thanks to frequent contributor and staff writer Richard Green of Birmingham, England for his description of Intermontane women's high-top moccasins.
New long continental pollen record from a tropical Intermontane basin: Late Pliocene and Pleistocene history from a 540 m core.
The region additionally contains large intermontane or piedmont mesas of Late Miocene-Early Pliocene silcrete containing fossil evidence of antecedent lacustrine limestone (English 2002).
This region is located in the geographic center of the country and comprises two intermontane valleys separated by the low Ochomogo pass at the continental divide: the Central Valley of the Pacific slope and the much smaller Valle del Guarco on the Caribbean side.
Collectively, these lines of evidence suggest that the mafic rocks are either correlative with the Hazelton Group, which is part of the Stikine (Stikinia) Terrane of the Intermontane Belt (Struik and MacIntyre 2001), or coeval strata of another terrane.

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