Buried Relief

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Buried Relief

 

forms of relief, such as river valleys, terraces, and karst caverns, covered by strata of later beds. Buried relief may be revealed on the earth’s surface by denudation processes. The resulting landscape is known as exhumed, or resurrected, relief.

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