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

DEFINITION
  • A geomorphologic component of hills and mountains consisting of an outcrop of bare rock that sheds rock fragments and other sediments to, and commonly stands more steeply than the angle of repose of, the colluvial slope immediately below; most commonly found on shoulder and back slope positions, and can comprise part or all of a nose slope or side slope.
DESCRIPTION
  • A geomorphologic component of hills and mountains consisting of an outcrop of bare rock that sheds rock fragments and other sediments to, and commonly stands more steeply than the angle of repose of, the colluvial slope immediately below; most commonly found on shoulder and back slope positions, and can comprise part or all of a nose slope or side slope.
IDENTIFIER
  • freeFace
TITLE
  • free face
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/NaturalGeomorphologicFeatureTypeValue/freeFace
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Natural Geomorphologic Feature Type