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An abrupt, but short, break of slope, especially in a glacial trough. Steps tend to be smoothed and striated upstream, as the ice grinds the bedrock, and craggy downstream, because of quarrying; see R. Huggett (2003).

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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