peneplanation


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peneplanation

[‚pēn·ə·plə′nā·shən]
(geology)
The actions or processes by which peneplains are formed.
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Peneplanation, therefore, likely pre-dated the formation of both structures because such large-scale erosion would have destroyed basin morphometry.
6 Ma based on the unlikelihood of their preservation during Cretaceous-Paleogene regional peneplanation.
En baie de Concarneau, l'Oligocene marin est discordant sur un Eocene ondule, faille et erode, et l'Aquitanien a voile l'ensemble apres une nouvelle peneplanation.