altiplanation

altiplanation

[‚al·tə·plā′nā·shən]
(geology)
A phase of solifluction that may be seen as terracelike forms, flattened summits, and passes that are mainly accumulations of loose rock.
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Avalanche tracks, solifluction lobes and terraces, altiplanation terraces, and tors were also examined.