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bajada

[bə′häd·ə]
(geology)
An alluvial plain formed as a result of lateral growth of adjacent alluvial fans until they finally coalesce to form a continuous inclined deposit along a mountain front. Also spelled bahada.
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Visitors given to early-morning rising and walking may encounter a large array of birds, reptiles, and interesting mammals that are found on the bajadas during other parts of the day.
La medioere actuacion de la categoria en el Reino Unido arrastro haeia la baja su actuacion en todo el continente, ton una bajada de tonelaje de los produetos de papa del 1'9%, y de un 0'3% en el easo de las comidas preparadas.
There were also no significant differences between resource islands at the upper and lower bajadas, regardless of age (young vs.
Las cifras de IRI muestran bajadas en el volumen de dinero y peso de algunas categorias basicas como las hortalizas; los concentrados de jugo congelados tuvieron bajadas de dos cifras, pero esto no es nada nuevo.