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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.
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Foreland 3:50 Across to Moose Point 3:56 Moose Point turn S 4:17 Kenai River 4:20 finish up Kenai River." June 18, 1982:
9:38 Ivan River--5 belukhas 9:40 6 belukhas 28 w 6 g [total of 39 between Ivan River and Beluga River reported in Table 1 in Calkins (text footnote 8) 9:41 Beluga River 50-75 belukhas at mouth 9:44 6 belukhas 34 w 10 g 13 4 9:45 3 w 9:49 8 belukhas [6+34+10+13+4+3+8=78] Tyonek Village [total of 78 between Beluga River and Tyonek reported in Table 1 in Calkins (text footnote 8)] 9:50 North Foreland 9:51 Across Inlet 9:58 East side 10:01 Moose Point 10:07 Point Possession 10:13 25 w 5 g [30 belugas] Chickaloon Bay low tide-- sand bars exposed 10:17 Little Indian Creek 10:18 Across Turnagain Arm 10:20 W to Fire Island (from Potter) 10:26 W point of Fire Island 10:29 Race Point 10:34 Finish survey 10:37 on Lake Hood." June 22, 1982:
Matthews, "Regional variation in successional trajectories and rates of vegetation change on glacier forelands in south-central Norway," Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, vol.
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.
Our purpose was to study factors affecting visibility of radio-collared moose during aerial surveys in a temperate rainforest on the Yakutat Foreland, Alaska, USA.
Many of these problems are manifest in aerial surveys of moose (Alces alces gigas) in temperate rainforests on the Yakutat Foreland of southeast Alaska, USA where snow conditions that facilitate detecting moose can be intermittent, weather conditions for flying are frequently poor, and forest cover is dense and widespread.
I would particularly like to thank the nurses on Forelands Ward and Mr Hussain and his surgical team for their expertise in the operating theatre, and all the other people, too numerous to mention, who played such an important part.
This well will be an offset to the ARCO North Forelands #1 well that was flow tested at 4,343 BOEPD from three formations (including the Hemlock) with oil testing at 43o API Gravity.
These ranges represent the western part of the northwestern Himalayan foreland fold-and-thrust belt that formed by progressive south-directed decollement-related thrusting of the sedimentary cover sequence of the Indian Plate during the ongoing collision between India and Eurasia Plates (Stocklin 1974; Stonely 1974; Molnar and Tapponier 1975).
Syn-orogenic foreland basin deposits are mapped in the Marwat Range mostly at the northern flank of the Khisor Range and at some locations in the frontal portion of the Khisor foothills.
These are generally interpreted as remnants of the cratonic crust that was rifted during Mesoproterozoic extension, the eastern limit of which may be reflected in a prominent series of west-facing crustal-scale homoclines beneath the Foreland Belt.
The depositional model for the Miocene fluvial system of the Himalayan Foreland Basin can best be represented by a wide channel belt, internally showing a braided morphology of minor channels, wholly enclosed within finer-grained overbank sediments.