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1 In certain areas of Britain, the name given to a sheet of poorly sorted, angular rock debris, mantling a hillslope and deposited by gelifluction. Similar material is commonly found as a fossil deposit in the extraglacial areas of N. America and Europe. Coombe rock is similar, but is found on chalk.

2 See bernoulli equation; darcy's law; elevation potential energy; hydraulic head; and pressure head.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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