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Term: Cirque
Definition: Located in an arm chair shaped bedrock hollow; No tongue developed, in contrast to simple basin; As wide or even wider as their length; Catchmant area is created through the process of glacial erosion; Occupies a separate, rounded, steep-walled recess which it has formed on a mountain side
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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