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AA LavaAa Lava FlowAccretionActive LayerAggradationAlasAlluvialAlluvial ConeAlluvial FanAlluvial PlainAlluvial Plain RemnantAlluviumAndesitic Lahar DepositAngle of ReposeAnnular Drainage PatternAnthropogenic FeatureAnthroscapeAnticlineAquicludeAquiferAquitardAreteArroyoArtifactArtificial Collapsed DepressionArtificial Drainage PatternArtificial LeveeAshAsh FieldAspectAtollAvalancheAvalanche ChuteAvulsionAxial StreamBack-Barrier BeachBack-Barrier FlatBackshoreBackslopeBackswampBackswamp DepositBackwearingBadlandsBajadaBallenaBallonBarBarBar and Channel TopographyBarchan DuneBarrier BeachBarrier Beach [Relict]Barrier CoveBarrier FlatBarrier IslandBase LevelBase SlopeBasinBasin FloorBasin-Floor RemnantBatholithBauxiteBay BottomBay [Coast]Bay [Geom.]BayouBeachBeach PlainBeach RidgeBeach SandsBeach TerraceBeaded Stream PatternBedBeddedBedding PlaneBedrockBermBeveled BaseBeveled CutBioswaleBlind ValleyBlock FieldBlock GlideBlock LavaBlock Lava FlowBlock StreamBlowoutBlue RockBogBolsonBorrow PitBowlBox CanyonBraided StreamBreached AnticlineBreakBreaklandsBreaksBrecciaBroad Interstream DivideBurial MoundBuriedBuried SoilButteCalderaCalicheCanyonCanyon BenchCanyonlandsCanyon WallCaprockCaptured StreamCarolina BayCatenaCentripetal Drainage PatternChannelChenierChenier PlainChertChimneyCinder ConeCindersCircleCircular GilgaiCirqueCirque FloorCirque HeadwallCirque PlatformClastClasticClaypanCliffClimbing DuneClosed DepressionCoal Extraction Mine SpoilCoastal MarlCoastal PlainCockpitCockpit KarstColCollapsed Ice-Floored LakebedCollapsed Ice-Walled LakebedCollapsed Lake PlainCollapsed Outwash PlainCollapse SinkholeColluvialColluvial ApronColluviumCompetenceComplex LandslideCone KarstConformityConglomerateConservation TerraceConstructionalContinental GlacierContinuous PermafrostCoprogenic MaterialCoprogenous EarthCoral IslandCoral LimestoneCordaCorrosionCouleeCountry RockCoveCove [Water]Crag and TailCratonCreepCrestCrevasseCrevasse FillingCross-BeddingCross-LaminationCross-StratificationCryoplanationCryoturbateCryoturbationCryptogamic CrustCuestaCuesta ValleyCutCut and FillCutoffCyclothemDebrisDebris AvalancheDebris FallDebris FlowDebris SlideDebris SpreadDebris ToppleDeflationDeflation BasinDeflation FlatDegradationDeltaDelta PlainDendritic Drainage PatternDepositDepositionDepressionDeranged Drainage PatternDesert PavementDestructionalDetritusDiamictiteDiamictonDiapirDiatomaceous EarthDiatomaceous EarthDiatomiteDiatremeDikeDipDipDip SlopeDiscontinuityDiscontinuous PermafrostDisintegration MoraineDissected BreaklandsDissected PlateauDistalDistributaryDitchDivideDolomiteDolomiteDomeDouble-Bedding MoundDrainage BasinDrainage PatternDrainagewayDrainhead ComplexDrawDredged ChannelDredge-Deposit ShoalDredge Spoil BankDredge SpoilsDriftDropstoneDrumlinDrumlin FieldDrumlinoid RidgeDumpDuneDune FieldDune LakeDune SlackDune TracesEarthflowEarth HummockEarth PillarEarth SpreadEarth ToppleElevationElliptical GilgaiEnd MoraineEoceneEolianEolian DepositEolian SandsEphemeral StreamEpiclasticEroded Fan RemnantEroded Fan-Remnant SideslopeErosionErosionalErosion PavementErosion RemnantErosion SurfaceErraticEscarpmentEskerEstuarine DepositEstuarine Subaqueous SoilsEstuaryEvergladesExfoliationExhumedExtramorainalExtrusiveFaceted SpurFaciesFallFalling DuneFan ApronFan CollarFanglomerateFanhead TrenchFan PiedmontFan RemnantFan SkirtFaultFault BlockFault-Block MountainsFault LineFault ZoneFelsic RockFenFillFilled MarshlandFinger RidgeFissure VentFjordFlatwoodsFlood PlainFlood-Plain LandformsFlood-Plain PlayaFlood-Plain SplayFlood-Plain StepFlood-Tidal DeltaFlood-Tidal Delta FlatFlood-Tidal Delta SlopeFloodwayFloorFlowFlow TillFluteFluveFluvialFluviokarstFluviomarine BottomFluviomarine DepositFluviomarine TerraceFly AshFoldFold-Thrust HillsFoothillsFootslopeForeduneFormationFosseFree FaceFree FaceFreshwater MarlFringe-Tidal MarshFrost BoilFrost ShatteringFurrowGapGeomorphic ComponentGeomorphic Component - Flat PlainsGeomorphic Component - HillsGeomorphic Component - MountainsGeomorphic Component - Terraces, Stepped LandformsGeomorphic SurfaceGeomorphologyGeyserGeyser BasinGeyser ConeGiant RippleGilgaiGlacialGlacial Drainage ChannelGlacial GrooveGlacial LakeGlacial-Marine SedimentationGlaciationGlacierGlacier Outburst FloodGlaciofluvial DepositGlaciokarstGlaciolacustrine DepositGlaciomarine DepositGlauconite PelletsGorgeGrabenGranitoidGravel PitGrooveGround MoraineGround SoilGrusGulfGullyGut [Channel]Gut [Valley]GypsiteHalf GrabenHanging ValleyHeadHeadlandHead-Of-OutwashHead SlopeHeadwallHeadwallHerbaceous PeatHigh-Center PolygonHigh HillHighmoor BogHillHillockHillsHillslopeHillslope-Profile PositionHillslope TerraceHogbackHoloceneHomoclinalHomoclinal RidgeHomoclineHoodooHornHorstHot SpringHuman-Transported MaterialHummockIce-Contact SlopeIce-Marginal StreamIce-Margin ComplexIce Pressure RidgeIce-Pushed RidgeIce-RaftingIce SegregationIce WedgeIce Wedge CastIce Wedge PolygonIgneous RockInletInselbergInset FanIntegrated DrainageInterbeddedInterdrumlinInterduneInterdune ValleyInterfluveInterfluveInterfurrowIntermediate PositionIntermittent StreamIntermontane BasinIntertidalIntramorainalIntrusiveIslandJointJokulhlaupKameKame MoraineKame TerraceKarrenKarstKarst ConeKarst Drainage PatternKarsticKarstic Marine TerraceKarst LakeKarst TowerKegel KarstKettleKipukaKnickpointKnobKnollLacustrine DepositLagoonLagoonal DepositLagoon BottomLagoon ChannelLagoon [Relict]LaharLahar DepositLakeLakebedLakebed [Relict]Lake PlainLakeshoreLake TerraceLamellaLaminaLandformLandscapeLandslideLand-Surface FormLapilliLateral MoraineLateral SpreadLavaLava DomeLava FieldLava FlowLava Flow UnitLava PlainLava PlateauLava TrenchLava TubeLedgeLeeLeveeLeveled LandLimestoneLimoniteLinear GilgaiLithificationLithologicLocal ReliefLodgment TillLoessLoess BluffLoess HillLog LandingLongitudinal DuneLongshore BarLongshore Bar [Relict]LouderbackLow-Center PolygonLow HillLowmoor BogMaarMafic RockMainland CoveMain ScarpMangrove SwampMarine DepositMarine LakeMarine TerraceMarlMarshMass MovementMawaeMeanderMeander BeltMeandering ChannelMedial MoraineMelt-Out TillMesaMetal-Ore Extraction Mine SpoilMetamorphic RockMetasedimentMeteorite CraterMicrobiotic CrustMicrofeatureMicrohighMicrolowMicroslopeMiddenMima MoundMine Spoil or Earthy FillMinor ScarpMioceneMogoteMonadnockMonoclineMoraineMoss PeatMoundMountainMountainbaseMountainflankMountain RangeMountainsMountain SlopeMountain SystemMountaintopMountain ValleyMuckMucky PeatMudflowMud PotMudstoneMuskegNatural LeveeNearshore ZoneNearshore Zone [Relict]NivationNivation HollowNonsorted CircleNose SlopeNotchNovaculiteNuée ArdenteNunatakOccam’s RazorOceanOligoceneOpen DepressionOpenpit MineOrganic MaterialsOutcropOutwashOutwash DeltaOutwash FanOutwash PlainOutwash TerraceOverbank DepositOverburdenOverflow Stream ChannelOverprintingOverthrustOxbowOxbow LakePahaPahoehoe LavaPahoehoe Lava FlowPaleocenePaleosolPaleoterracePalsaParabolic DuneParallel Drainage PatternParent MaterialParnaParna DunePatinaPatterned GroundPavement KarstPeakPeatPeat PlateauPedimentPedisedimentPedoturbationPeninsulaPerennial StreamPeriglacialPermafrostPhysiographic DivisionPhysiographic ProvincePhysiographic SectionPiedmontPiedmont SlopePillow LavaPillow Lava FlowPimple MoundPingoPinnaclePinnate Drainage PatternPitted OutwashPitted Outwash PlainPitted Outwash TerracePlainPlateauPlayaPlaya DunePlaya FloorPlaya LakePlaya RimPlaya SlopePlaya StepPlayettePleistocenePliocenePlowpanPlug DomePlutonPlutonicPluvial LakePluvial Lake [Relict]PocosinPoint BarPoint Bar [Coastal]PolderPolygonPondPoolPorcellanitePotholePothole LakeProglacial LakeProglacial Lake [Relict]ProximalPuffPumicePyroclasticPyroclastic FlowPyroclastic SurgeQuarryQuaternaryRadial Drainage PatternRailroad BedRaised BeachRaised BogRecessional MoraineReclaimed LandRectangular Drainage PatternReefRegolithRelictReliefResiduumRhythmiteRibRib and Groove TopographyRibbed FenRice PaddyRidgeRift ValleyRillRimRipple MarkRiseRiseRiserRiver ValleyRoad BedRoad CutRoche MoutonnéeRock AnhydriteRockfallRockfall AvalancheRock GlacierRock GypsumRock HaliteRock PedimentRock SpreadRock ToppleRock VarnishRotational Earth SlideRotational Earth SlideRotational Rock SlideRotational SlideRubbleSabkhaSaddleSagSag PondSalt MarshSalt PondSand FlowSandhillsSand PitSand RampSand SheetSandstoneSanitary landfillSaproliteScablandScalped AreaScarpScarp SlopeScoriaScourScour and FillScour ChannelScreeScree SlopeSeaSea CliffSedimentSedimentary PeatSedimentary RockSeepSeif DuneSemi-BolsonSemi-Open DepressionSewage LagoonShaleShield VolcanoShoalShoal [Relict]ShoreShore ComplexShorelineShoulderShrub-Coppice DuneSide SlopeSillSiltiteSiltstoneSkid TrailSlackwaterSlickensides [Geogenic]Slickensides [Pedogenic]SlickrockSlideSlip FaceSlopeSlope AlluviumSlope WashSlot CanyonSloughSlump BlockSnowfieldSolifluctionSolifluction DepositSolifluction LobeSolifluction SheetSolifluction TerraceSolution PipeSolution PlatformSolution SinkholeSorted CircleSorted PolygonSoundSpatter ConeSpecific GravitySpiracleSpitSpoil BankSpoil PileSporadic PermafrostSpurStack [Coast]Stack [Geom.]Stagnant IceStar DuneState Physiographic AreaSteptoeStockStone LineStorm SurgeStossStoss and LeeStraitStrandlineStrand PlainStrath TerraceStratifiedStratigraphyStratovolcanoStreamStream OrderStream TerraceStrikeStrike ValleyString BogStripeStructural BenchSubaerialSubaqueousSubaqueous LandscapesSubaqueous SoilSubglacialSubglacial TillSubmerged Back-Barrier BeachSubmerged Mainland BeachSubmerged Point Bar [Coast]Submerged-Upland SoilSubmerged-Upland Tidal MarshSubmerged Wave-Built TerraceSubmerged Wave-Cut PlatformSubtidalSubtidal WetlandsSummitSupraglacialSurface MineSwallow HoleSwampSwash ZoneSwell and Swale TopographyTablelandTALFTalusTalus ConeTalus SlopeTankTarnTephraTerminal MoraineTerraceTerrace RemnantTerrainTertiaryThalwegThaw-Sensitive PermafrostThaw-Stable PermafrostThermokarstThermokarst DepressionThermokarst Drainage PatternThermokarst LakeTidal FlatTidal InletTidal Inlet [Relict]Tidal MarshTillTill-Floored Lake PlainTill PlainTilted Fault BlockToeToeslopeTomboloTopographyToppleTorTorToreva BlockTower KarstTranslational Debris SlideTranslational Earth SlideTranslational Rock SlideTranslational SlideTransverse DuneTreadTree-TipTree-Tip MoundTree-Tip PitTrellis Drainage PatternTripoliTruncated SoilTuffTumulusTunnel ValleyTunnel-Valley LakeTurf HummockUnconformityUnderfit StreamUplandUpliftUpthrustU-Shaped ValleyValleyValley-Border SurfacesValley FillValley FlatValley FloorValley-Floor RemnantValley-Side AlluviumValley TrainVarveVentifactVernal PoolVitricVolcanicVolcanic BlockVolcanic BombVolcanic BrecciaVolcanic ConeVolcanic CraterVolcanic DomeVolcanic FieldVolcaniclasticVolcanic NeckVolcanic Pressure RidgeVolcanoV-Shaped ValleyWashWashover FanWashover-Fan FlatWashover-Fan SlopeWaterWater-Lain MoraineWaterwayWave-Built TerraceWave-Cut PlatformWave-Worked Till PlainWeatheringWelded TuffWeldingWind GapWindowWind-Tidal FlatWoody PeatYardangYardang TroughZibar
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