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Expose Hillslope Terrace

Hillslope Terrace Exposed!

Hillslope Terrace Technical Terms

Hillslope Terrace: A raised, generally horizontal strip of earth and/or rock bounded by a down-slope berm or retaining wall, constructed along a contour on a hillslope to make land suitable for tillage and to prevent accelerated erosion; common in steep terrain, both archaic (e.g. Peru) and modern (e.g. Nepal).

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