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PREFERRED TERM
crest  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A geomorphologic component of hills consisting of the convex slopes (perpendicular to the contour) that form the narrow, roughly linear top area of a hill, ridge, or other upland where shoulders have converged to the extent that little or no summit remains; dominated by erosion, slope wash and mass movement processes and sediments
DESCRIPTION
  • A geomorphologic component of hills consisting of the convex slopes (perpendicular to the contour) that form the narrow, roughly linear top area of a hill, ridge, or other upland where shoulders have converged to the extent that little or no summit remains; dominated by erosion, slope wash and mass movement processes and sediments
IDENTIFIER
  • crest
TITLE
  • crest
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/NaturalGeomorphologicFeatureTypeValue/crest
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Natural Geomorphologic Feature Type