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hummocky

[′həm·ə·kē]
(geology)
Any topographic surface characterized by rounded or conical mounds.
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(34) In winter, too, the hummocky, hilly topography offered wood as a resource for camps.
The edge of the pond is choked with hummocky grass and alders.
Thicker beds display internal scour-and-fill structures superficially resembling hummocky cross-stratification.
Here was the pale yellow farmhouse set far back from the road, the hummocky spring fields radiating out around it, the five cows stationed in the middle distance, working their jaws, the two cows plodding up to the fence to regard us placidly.
The antennas draw attention to an ancient "hummocky ridge," formed by glacial deposits, that runs roughly perpendicular to the river, just to the south of downtown (Grasso 1993, 112).
The northeast and southeast portions of the area grade into a hummocky terrain, more characteristic of till plains (Figure 4(c)).
Observed sedimentary structures in the Jutana Formation is trough, herringbone, hummocky cross bedding and fenestral porosity [6].
Field wide log correlations show a wide distribution, both laterally and vertically, of regressive sandstone lithofacies sequences which are predominantly shoreface deposits varying from transitional to deltaic sediments, represented by mudstone and thin sandstone layers, lower to middle shoreface sediments represented by hummocky sandstone deposited under wavestorm influence, upper regressive shoreface sediments represented by coarsening upward sequences or channelized barrier bar complexes with thick sandstone.