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Erosion resulting in flat surfaces, caused by meandering streams, waves, ocean currents, wind, or glaciers.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a leveling of the earth’s surface caused by denudation and accumulation occurring simultaneously under relatively calm tectonic conditions. Planation results in a gently undulating plain—a peneplain in a humid climate and a pediplain in an arid climate.

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