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

DEFINITION
  • A gently sloping erosional surface developed at the foot of a receding hill or mountain slope, commonly with a slightly concave-upward profile, that cross-cuts rock or sediment strata that extend beneath adjacent uplands.
DESCRIPTION
  • A gently sloping erosional surface developed at the foot of a receding hill or mountain slope, commonly with a slightly concave-upward profile, that cross-cuts rock or sediment strata that extend beneath adjacent uplands.
IDENTIFIER
  • pediment
TITLE
  • pediment
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/NaturalGeomorphologicFeatureTypeValue/pediment
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Natural Geomorphologic Feature Type