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1(wedge) An extension of high pressure from an anticyclone into a zone where generally lower pressure prevails.

2 The poleward meanders of the flow of the upper westerly winds over mid latitudes. See also long wave.

3 See mid-ocean ridge.

4 See ridge-and-ravine topography; and ridge and runnel.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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