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 Veta Grande Project is located near the southeastern boundary of the Sierra Madre Occidental physiographic province in north-central Mexico, within the State of Zacatecas and constitutes a portion of the Zacatecas Mining District and Mexican Silver Belt.
The three waterways are drainages within the Ridge and Valley Physiographic Province and are components of the Tennessee River drainage (Fig.
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.
As the name indicates, this AVA lies within the High Plains sub-region (also known as the Llano Estacado), which is part of the southernmost extension of the vast Great Plains physiographic province of the central United States.
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. Because not all sources provided standard deviations or variances, combined variances or standard deviations could not be calculated.
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.