physiographic feature

physiographic feature

[¦fiz·ē·ə¦graf·ik ′fē·chər]
(geology)
A prominent or conspicuous physiographic form or noticeable part thereof.
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The River Indus and its drainage basin form a dominant physiographic feature over large part of the Pakistan (Roberts, 1977).
Like many other East Coast cities in the US, Baltimore owes its location to the physiographic feature known as the "fall line," a zone of waterfalls that marks the transition between the crystalline rocks of the Piedmont Province and the largely unlithified sediments of the Coastal Plain.
Based on topographical and physiographic feature, climate, land use, and water availability, country has been divided into ten agro-ecological zones (FAO, 2005).
The Niagara Escarpment in Ontario is a 725 kilometre-long section of a much larger physiographic feature associated with the Great Lakes Basin.
When the two geophysical signatures coincided with a physiographic feature, usually a lake or, on rare occasions, a sub-outcropping kimberlite, then an important kimberlite target was established.
The most prominent physiographic feature in the Oro Nuevo project is the north-south trending Cerro Guapinol ridge.
Mercantile Gold's initial drilling will focus on the upper portion of the Mexican Hat physiographic feature, which has never been drilled above the 5300 elevation.
Having knowledge of physiographic features of a catchment area with an awareness of climatic conditions can provide a fairly accurate picture of the qualitative and quantitative functioning of the hydrological system (Aher et al.
2009), downscaling models are based on the premise that the regional climate is conditioned by two factors: the state of the large-scale climate and local physiographic features.
The chiropteran diversity of Pakistan is comparable to any other region with similar physiographic features.
Prevalence of NE-SW trending in the whole Costa Rican territory is evident in major physiographic features, such as mountain belts and inner basins.