pediplane

pediplane

[′ped·ə‚plān]
(geology)
Any planate erosion surface formed in the piedmont area of a desert, either bare or covered with a veneer of alluvium.
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The prevailing altitude in the study area ranges from 200 to 300 m, in the region characterized by dissected pediplanes, although there is also elevation higher than 700 m (VALERIANO; ROSSETTI, 2011) in areas characterized by mountain ranges and residual ridges.