regional slope

regional slope

[′rēj·ən·əl ′slōp]
(geology)
The generally uniform dip of rock strata or land surface over a wide area.
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Due to plate interaction, a regional slope was established dipping north-westward in Tertiary time.
The overall regional slope estimate ([m.sub.r]) is the median of all the slopes from all the individual stations ranked in the region:
McLaughlin Crater sits at the low end of a regional slope several hundreds of miles long on the western side of the Arabia Terra region of Mars.
The regional height coefficient is in correlation with the surface elevation itself, with the surface slope and the majority of temperature digital layers, while on the other hand the regional slope coefficient is in correlation with the surface elevation, the surface slope itself and the regional joint coefficient.

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