slump scarp

slump scarp

[′sləmp ‚skärp]
(geology)
A low cliff or rim of thin solidified lava occurring along the margins of a lava flow and against the valley walls or around steptoes after the central part of the lava crust collapsed due to outflow of still-molten underlying layers.
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Slump scarps facing downslope direction are the vertical exposures of the transverse cracks (Fig.