Head (or Headland )

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Term: Head (or Headland )
Definition: Comparatively high, steep-faced land jutting into the sea or into an ice shelf; similar to promontory but applied to a feature of lesser extent, cf. cape, point. An unnamed head is usually described as a headland.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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