talus slope

talus slope

[′tal·əs ‚slōp]
(geology)
A steep, concave slope consisting of an accumulation of talus. Also known as debris slope.
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After crawling on my hands and knees for about 40 yards, I came to the last pine tree in my path, which left nothing but a talus slope between me and the feeding goats just 50 yards away.
Initial drilling targeted massive sulphide mineralization approximately 10 m x 7 m where exposed in a talus slope beneath a cliff.
06 Greater bonneted bat -- -- Tonto National Monument n = 36 Species Bajada Riparian Talus slope Southwestern myotis 0 0.
Going down a talus slope with my younger brother, hoping we would make it across before we went off the cliff at the bottom.
1): in sand channels on the platform top (15 m) and the platform edge (30 m), on ledges down the wall (70-88 m), on the upper (183 m--transect BA only) and lower (210-226 m) talus slope below the wall, and on the crest (256-264 m) and in the trough (259-267 m) of large sand dunes.
I knew from my practice with the inclinometer that a talus slope, such as the one between the sheep and me, occurs on a 25- to 35-percent grade.
On a talus slope, I removed loose boulders, piled them up in a
1'W, 19 August-11 November 2001, pitfalls, base of talus slope in oak-bay forest, elev.
Such landslides may be triggered by heavy storms or rainfalls when the toe of the talus slope is eroded away.
Figure 5 shows the depth of the fill in the damaged area and of the talus slope that appears below the fill.
Approximately 300 algific talus slope sites have been located across a 10-county region of northeastern Iowa (USA) in exposures of Prairie-du-Chien, Galena, Blanding, or Hopkington Formation carbonates (Fig.
I was probably 30 feet above the floor of the pit and there was a talus slope reposing at an angle of approximately 45 [degrees] between me and the bottom of the pit.