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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.
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
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
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.
He said no one had any difficulty while descending the scree slope of the mountain's East Ridge during the 1999 expedition.
Once, he ran down a scree slope, paused then started off down again.
Pathologist Hugh White reached the scene after being lowered down a slippery scree slope on a climbing rope.
On Saturday morning he was found at the bottom of a scree slope by a dog and his handler RAF Sgt Kevin Taylor, a volunteer with Sarda (Search and Rescue Dogs Association).
He had been walking with a small group of scramblers when he tumbled down the rocky scree slope near Milestone Buttress.
I looked up the steep scree slope and caught sight of something different.