erosion surface

  1. an eroded land surface, especially one that is nearly flat and featureless.

Words Nearby erosion surface Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use erosion surface in a sentence

  • The remnants of this old erosion surface are now found upwarped to various heights in different portions of its area.

    The Elements of Geology | William Harmon Norton
  • Such an erosion surface, called an “unconformity,” marks a gap in the geological record of the district where it occurs.

    Geology | William J. Miller
  • This process has been related not only to the present erosion surface, but to older surfaces now partly buried under later rocks.

  • Where the old erosion surface roughly coincides with the present erosion surface, the deposits follow more or less the topography.

  • They vary with the climatic conditions which obtain on the erosion surface.