natural elevation

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Noun1.natural elevation - a raised or elevated geological formationnatural elevation - a raised or elevated geological formation
geological formation, formation - (geology) the geological features of the earth
highland, upland - elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
hill - a local and well-defined elevation of the land; "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
mountain, mount - a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
foreland, headland, promontory, head - a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
ridge - a long narrow natural elevation or striation
incline, slope, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
swell - a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
natural depression, depression - a sunken or depressed geological formation
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On a platform beyond the southern entrance, formed by a natural elevation of the ground, were pitched five magnificent pavilions, adorned with pennons of russet and black, the chosen colours of the five knights challengers.
The promiscuous multitude arranged themselves upon large banks of turf prepared for the purpose, which, aided by the natural elevation of the ground, enabled them to overlook the galleries, and obtain a fair view into the lists.
Or are these sophistries to be regarded as belonging to the age in which he lived and to his personal character, and this apparent haughtiness as flowing from the natural elevation of his position?
The highest natural elevation in Lake County is found within Gander Mountain Forest Preserve near Antioch.