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Flat (landform)



A flat is a relatively level surface of land within a region of greater relief, such as hills or mountains, usually used in the plural.[1][2][3][4] The term is often used to name places with such features, for example, Yucca Flat or Henninger Flats.

The village of Santarfa in Ethiopia is established on a structural flat along a 1000-metre-high escarpment

Flat is also used to describe other level geographic areas as mud flats or salt flats.


See also

  • Glade – Open area within a woodland
  • Dry lake – Basin or depression that formerly contained a standing surface water body

References

  1. ^ "GNIS Feature Class Definitions: Flat" . geonames.usgs.gov. USGS. Retrieved 4 Jan 2017. Relative level area within a region of greater relief (clearing, glade, playa).
  2. ^ "flat" . dictionary.com. IAC Publishing. Retrieved 4 Jan 2017. flat or level ground; a flat area
  3. ^ "flat" . oxforddictionaries.com. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 4 Jan 2017. An area of low level ground, especially near water
  4. ^ "flat" . dictionary.cambridge.org. Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 4 Jan 2017. An area of low, level ground, often near water






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