Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth

Cuesta

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_142

A gently sloping landform, which ends in an abrupt cliff at the upslope end. The Niagra escarpment is a classical example.

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