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Tread Technical Terms

Tread: A geomorphic component of terraces, flood-plain steps, and other stepped landforms consisting of the flat to gently sloping, topmost and laterally extensive slope. Commonly a recurring part of a series of natural, step-like landforms such as successive stream terraces. It’s characteristic shape and alluvial sediment composition is derived from the cut and fill processes of a fluvial system. Compare - riser. SW

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