comb ridge

noun

Definition of comb ridge

: a jagged steep-sided mountain ridge with pinnacles and notches along its crest like a cockscomb : arête especially : the sharp divide between opposing cirques in a vigorously glaciated mountain range

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“Comb ridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comb%20ridge. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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