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scree

an accumulation of weathered rock fragments at the foot of a cliff or hillside, often forming a sloping heap

scree

[skrē]
(geology)
A mound of loose, angular material, less than 4 inches (10 centimeters).
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The position of a site along the scree slope was designated as the main factor influencing species distribution by Brabec (1973) in his pioneer study.
In fact, the scree slope analysis, if performed on rotated factors, is definitely invalid.
He did not go far, however, before piling up on the scree slope.
INTREPID: Hermione Cockburn clings to precariously to a scree slope during filming for a television series in Colorado; GREEN FOR GO: Hermione Cockburn takes to the water, above, and the Dynamic Earth polar exhibition in Edinburgh; HECTIC: Hermione is being kept busy; NEW SERIES: Alan Titchmarsh will be Hermione's co-star
I still differ with some of Lawrence's (1995b) contentions concerning his scree slope analysis.
The sheep was on a scree slope with a ridiculously high cliff above.
Economist Dr Gordon Adams, 62, from Edinburgh, plunged to his death while on holiday with the Canadian Alpine Club when he fell down a steep scree slope.
We are thus left with the use of a scree slope analysis which involves plotting a visually judged line of best fit through the smallest eigenvalues, and taking only those that come above the line.
He slipped on some damp or unstable ground and fell 80 feet to the bottom of a cliff before sliding more than 150 feet down a grass and scree slope.
Two days earlier he told a friend who had called him on his mobile phone that he was descending a scree slope and had lost the path in poor visi b i