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.
We assigned each nest to one of six habitat classes: tundra, talus slope, boulder field, shoreline bank, coastal cliff, or beach.
Results highlight extensions to a previously known mineralized structure at Portezuelo as well as suggesting potentially new mineralized structures obscured by talus slope cover materials
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.
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.
During the last four years more than 4000 pieces of flint were collected from the entrance area and the talus slope.