cuesta, hogback

   A nonsymetrical ridge due to a gently dipping stratum [16].

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • Hogback (geology) — A hogback is a homoclinal ridge composed of steeply tilted strata of rock protruding from the surrounding area. The name comes from the ridge resembling the ridge between the shoulders of a hog. In many cases, the two strata that compose a… …   Wikipedia

  • Cuesta — For Spain general during the Napoleonic wars, see Gregorio García de la Cuesta. Escarpment face of a cuesta broken by a fault. Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee …   Wikipedia

  • cuesta —    An asymmetric ridge capped by resistant rock layers of slight to moderate dip, commonly less than 10. (approximately < 15 percent); a homocline type produced by differential erosion of interbedded resistant and weak rocks. A cuesta has a… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • cuesta — /kwes teuh/, n. a long, low ridge with a relatively steep face or escarpment on one side and a long, gentle slope on the other. [1810 20, Amer.; < Sp: shoulder, sloping land < L costa side (of a hill), rib; see COAST] * * * ▪ geology (Spanish:… …   Universalium

  • hogback —    A sharp crested, symmetric ridge formed by highly tilted resistant rock layers; a type of homocline produced by differential erosion of interlayered resistant and weak rocks with dips greater than about 25° (or approximately > 45 % slopes) …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • homoclinal ridge —    A homocline that forms an asymmetric ridge with a dip slope commonly between 10 to 25. (15 to 45 %). A homoclinal ridge has steeper dip than a cuesta, but lower dip than a hogback.    Compare: cuesta, hogback.    SW & RF …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • homoclinal —    [ structural geomorphology ]    (adjective)    Pertaining to strata that dip in one direction with a uniform angle.    Compare: cuesta, hogback, homoclinal ridge.    HP …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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