Overview

abrasion terrace


Related Overviews

 

'abrasion terrace' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Earth Sciences and Geography

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A former shore platform, now above sea level, either through tectonic uplift of the mainland, or eustatic lowering of sea level—and thus indicative of an emergent coastline. See Hanß in A. Alsharhan et al. (1998) for a discussion of coastal terraces.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.