rock terrace

noun

Definition of rock terrace

: a terrace of more durable bedrock left on the side of a valley cut by erosion in flat-lying sedimentary or volcanic strata of varying resistance

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“Rock terrace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20terrace. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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