earth pillar


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earth pillar

n
(Geological Science) a landform consisting of a column of clay or earth capped and protected from erosion by a boulder
Translations
cheminée de féedemoiselle coiffée
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Isolated hills, hillocks of peculiar shape sculptured by the wind action, earth pillars and the curious huge globular masses possessing internal concentric bandings, enveloped by larger ones, so-called battikh (water melon).