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OTHER WORDS FROM peneplainpe·ne·pla·na·tion [pee-nuh-pluh-ney-shuhn], /ˌpi nə pləˈneɪ ʃən/, noun
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The bottoms of the broad depressions represent the Shenandoah peneplain, which is sharply trenched by the modern river channels.
This peneplain was later upraised into a plateau and its downward inclination towards the east increased.
The suggestion has been offered that the northern portion of the Coast Range is a dissected peneplain.
In other words, the western slope is a tilted peneplain, bearing on its surface remnants of older uplands.
Immense regional intrusions, the cores of once lofty mountain ranges, are found upon the Laurentian peneplain.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton