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topographic slope
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
An inclined portion of the surface of the earth.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/63217.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/63217
Used For
hill slope
sloping land
Broader Term
topography
Related Term
soil creep
tillage erosion
Spanish
pendiente topográfica
Term Number
63217