physiographic province

physiographic province

[¦fiz·ē·ə¦graf·ik ′präv·əns]
(geology)
A region having a pattern of relief features or landforms that differs significantly from that of adjacent regions.
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The Mimbres River flows out of the Gila Wilderness and off the west flank of the Black Range in southwestern New Mexico--part of the Mogollon Rim, a physiographic province that spans in a massive arc-shaped form over parts New Mexico and Arizona.
The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range.
ICP's Ochoa Project is located in the Pecos Valley section of the southern Great Plains physiographic province, approximately 60 miles east of Carlsbad, New Mexico, and less than 20 miles west of the Texas-New Mexico state line.
Our study was conducted among five riverine systems in the Appalachian Plateau Physiographic Province in northern Pennsylvania (Guilday, 1985): Kettle, Pine and Loyalsock Creeks in the north central region and Tionesta Creek and the Clarion River in the northwestern region (Brenner, 1985) (Fig.
1); Texas High Plains AVA is located in the High Plains physiographic province, Escondido Valley AVA lies within the Edwards Plateau, and the Texas Davis Mountains AVA and the Mesilla Valley AVA are found within the Basin and Range physiographic province.
Examination of the USGS cover types (USGS 2002) within Iroquois Till Plain physiographic province indicated approximately 1341 km of targeted survey roads within the Iroquios till plain (see Study area above) indicating suitable habitat.
The presence of these 6 disjunct populations suggests that the Ridge and Valley physiographic province has been a region of dispersion for some elements of the Cumberland Plateau and Blue Ridge Mountains.
Descriptive statistics from individual studies were combined to calculate the grand means and total number of samples for till units in each physiographic province.
The guide includes a physiographic province map, color photos, and terminology and visual glossaries.
The Asarco Ray Mine is located in the western edge of the Mexican Highland portion of the Basin and Range physiographic province and is characterized by uplifted zones composed of Precambrian to Tertiary rock and subsided basins composed of Tertiary to Quaternary rock and sediments.
Rock Springs and Port Matilda are in the Ridge and Valley physiographic province.
Natural history of Ehrlichia chaffeensis in the Piedmont physiographic province of Georgia.