stripped structural surface

stripped structural surface

[′stript ¦strək·chə·rəl ′sər·fəs]
(geology)
An erosion surface formed in an area underlain by horizontal or gently sloping strata of unequal resistance where the overlying softer beds have been removed by erosion. Also known as stripped surface.
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