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In radar terminology, the distortion of a radar image caused by shallow surface angles relative to the radar wavefront angle, such that the base of a hill is actually closer to the radar than the top. The resulting image gives the appearance of a shorter slope. Compare layover.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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