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foreland

[′fȯr·lənd]
(geography)
An extensive area of land jutting out into the sea.
(geology)
A lowland area onto which piedmont glaciers have moved from adjacent mountains.
A stable part of a continent bordering an orogenic or mobile belt.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The company also is exploring for new copper discoveries on its wholly-owned Western Foreland exploration licences, adjacent to the Kamoa-Kakula mining licence.
Ivanhoe also is exploring for new copper discoveries on its wholly-owned Western Foreland exploration licences in the DRC, near the Kamoa-Kakula Project.
Limousin cross: PS1,035 - Balaclava; PS1,030 - Ardnave; PS1,000 - Balaclava, Ardnave(2); PS990(3) - Ardnave; PS980 - Carrabus; PS975 - Claggan; PS970 - Kilbride, Adrnave; PS960(2) - Octofad; PS950 - Ardnave; PS930 - Foreland Estate; PS920 - Tallant; PS910(3) - Octofad.
Along this basal detachment surface the Khewra Sandstone is exposed at surface and juxtapose to the sediments southeastward on top of the northwestern frontier of the Punjab Foreland Basin.
Which English county has two headlands called Foreland? 4.
The Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP (3)) large-scale surveys of the Gulf of Alaska included aerial surveys of mid-inlet waters in lower and central Cook Inlet (primarily south of East and West Foreland) during the mid- to late 1970's (Harrison and Hall, 1978) and early 1980's (Leatherwood et al.
The pipeline generally will link two land masses on either side of Cook Inlet, the West Foreland and the East Foreland: thus the name Trans-Foreland Pipeline.
received nearly P600 million from Philippines Foreland as the Japanese affiliate gathered investors to infuse financing in CDC Holdings, Inc.'s Rivergreen Residences and Citadines Millennium Ortigas.
Glacier foreland is considered as one of the most ideal places for examining ecological succession because it presents a temporal sequence of plants at a small spatial scale over a long period.