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strandflat

(ˈstrændˌflæt)
n
a shore platform found along the coasts of Greenland, Iceland and Norway which may have formed as the result of glacial erosion
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Areas of highest water-body coverage (10-30 percent of the land surface) include the Milbanke Strandflat and regions that contain the largest lakes and reservoirs of the province.
Another region that exhibits a moderate percentage of lakes with a high shoreline development is the Milbanke Strandflat.
Despite the abundance and uniqueness of lakes in this region, no significant limnological investigations have been carried out on these Strandflat lakes.
Generally, the areal coverage and density of lakes are lowest in the northern Rocky Mountain foothills, low in the mountain systems of the province, moderate in plateau regions and highest along the Milbanke Strandflat.
This strandflat inclines to an escarpment at 10 m asl (Fig.
1985 'In situ weathered rocks on plateaus, slopes and strandflat areas of the Lofoten-Vesteralen, North Norway' Fennia 163, 333-340