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Expose Mountaintop

Mountaintop Exposed!

Mountaintop Technical Terms

Mountaintop: A geomorphic component of mountains consisting of the uppermost, comparatively level or gently sloped area of mountains, characterized by relatively short, simple slopes composed of bare rock, residuum, or short-transport colluvial sediments. In humid environments, mountaintop soils can be quite thick and well developed. Compare - mountainflank, mountainbase, free face, geomorphic component. SW

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