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 +[[Image:Arctic scree slope-thumb.jpg|thumb|300px|'''[[Scree]]''' also called talus, is a term given to an accumulation of broken '''[[rock]]''' fragments at the base of crags, '''[[mountain cliffs]]''', or '''[[valley]]''' shoulders. '''[[Landforms]]''' associated with these materials are sometimes called '''[[scree slopes]]''' or talus piles.]]
'''[[Scree]]''' also called talus, is a term given to an accumulation of broken '''[[rock]]''' fragments at the base of crags, '''[[mountain cliffs]]''', or '''[[valley]]''' shoulders. '''[[Landforms]]''' associated with these materials are sometimes called '''[[scree slopes]]''' or talus piles. These deposits typically have a concave upwards form, while the maximum inclination of such deposits corresponds to the angle of repose of the mean debris size. '''[[Scree]]''' also called talus, is a term given to an accumulation of broken '''[[rock]]''' fragments at the base of crags, '''[[mountain cliffs]]''', or '''[[valley]]''' shoulders. '''[[Landforms]]''' associated with these materials are sometimes called '''[[scree slopes]]''' or talus piles. These deposits typically have a concave upwards form, while the maximum inclination of such deposits corresponds to the angle of repose of the mean debris size.

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Scree also called talus, is a term given to an accumulation of broken rock fragments at the base of crags, mountain cliffs, or valley shoulders. Landforms associated with these materials are sometimes called scree slopes or talus piles.
Scree also called talus, is a term given to an accumulation of broken rock fragments at the base of crags, mountain cliffs, or valley shoulders. Landforms associated with these materials are sometimes called scree slopes or talus piles.

Scree also called talus, is a term given to an accumulation of broken rock fragments at the base of crags, mountain cliffs, or valley shoulders. Landforms associated with these materials are sometimes called scree slopes or talus piles. These deposits typically have a concave upwards form, while the maximum inclination of such deposits corresponds to the angle of repose of the mean debris size.



Reference

  • Wikipedia Scree [1]


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