Uplift

Science / Geology / Uplift: A structurally high area in Earth's crust. Formed by movements that bend the crust into a structure such as a dome or an arch.

Dome

Science / Geology / Dome: An uplift that is round or elliptical in map view with beds dipping away in all directions from a central point. MORE

Orographic Lifting

Science / Weather / Orographic Lifting: Where the flow of air is forced up and over barriers such as highlands or mountains. Moist air being forced aloft begins to cool, consequently condensation forms, and rain or snow begins to fall. By t MORE

Arbane

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Arbane: Has several synonym names including Arbanne. Reported to be an old variety grown in the Champagne region of France. AOC regulations do not allow new plantings of old varieties (except for existing vin MORE

Orogeny

Science / Geology / Orogeny: The tectonic process in which large areas are folded, thrust-faulted, metamorphosed, and subjected to plutonism. The cycle ends with uplift and the formation of mountains. MORE

Rock Cycle

Science / Geology / Rock Cycle: The geologic cycle, with emphasis on the rocks produced: sedimentary rocks are metamorphosed to metamorphic rocks, or melted to create igneous rocks, and all rocks may be uplifted and eroded to make s MORE

Geomorphic Cycle

Science / Geology / Geomorphic Cycle: An idealized model of erosion wherein a plain is uplifted epeirogenically, then dissected by rapid streams (youth), then rounded by d0wnslope movements into a landscape of steep hills (maturity), and MORE

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