badlands

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22:54 Dec 7, 2009
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Science - Geography
Additional field(s): Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase: badlands
Definition from Glossary Of Geography:
Very irregular topography resulting from wind and water erosion of sedimentary rock.

Example sentence(s):
  • Badlands are semiarid regions with sparse vegetation that experience high rates of erosion. Water and wind, instead of carving gentle hills and broad valleys, sculpt soft sedimentary rock into intricate mazes of narrow ravines, v-shaped gullies, knife-sharp ridges, buttes, and colorful pinnacles. SOUTH DAKOTA BADLANDS
  • Both badlands and gullies appear to have developed since European settlement and to be part of the same hydrological system with extensive areas of bare ground (badlands) feeding water to incising gullies. ScienceDirect
  • n the Badlands, soils can consist of sandstone, shale, and lignite. All soils have been modified by erosion (i.e. wind, water, and ice). University of Idaho
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4erozijos suskaidyta dykuma
Gintautas Kaminskas


  

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erozijos suskaidyta dykuma


Definition from Wikipedia:
Dykuma – žemės plotas, kuris gauna mažai drėgmės, mažiau nei 250 mm per metus.

Example sentence(s):
  • Ryškiausias dykumos bruožas – tuštuma: joje beveik nėra augalų, gyvūnų, žmonių ir vandens. - Wikipedia  
  • Keliaudama į trečią kvadrantą komanda aptiko savotiškas, erozijos suskaidytas žemes {Badlands} - sausą teritoriją, kurią kirto gilios daubos su {ten augančia} reta augmenija. Daubos ar slėniai buvo ypatingai gilūs, kai kurie siekė 3 000 pėdų {~914 metrų} gylį. - SERPO projektas  

Explanation:
Kai kalbama pie JAV "Badlands" jas galima vadinti „Bedlendai“, pav. Pietų Dakotos „Bedlendai“. (Tai yra vėjo ir lietaus erozijos suskaidyta žemė.)
Gintautas Kaminskas
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