peneplanation


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peneplanation

[‚pēn·ə·plə′nā·shən]
(geology)
The actions or processes by which peneplains are formed.
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6 Ma based on the unlikelihood of their preservation during Cretaceous-Paleogene regional peneplanation.
This is possibly a result of progressive peneplanation of the New Zealand land mass through the Paleogene (Balance, 1993) and seemed to be derived from the Continental blocks or recycled.
En baie de Concarneau, l'Oligocene marin est discordant sur un Eocene ondule, faille et erode, et l'Aquitanien a voile l'ensemble apres une nouvelle peneplanation.