nickpoint


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nickpoint

(ˈnɪkˌpɔɪnt)
n
(Physical Geography) a variant spelling (esp US) of knickpoint
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The point at which the sudden change in stream elevation occurs is called a nickpoint, often spelled knickpoint.
The nickpoint concept and its implications regarding onlap to the stratigraphic record.
There were some localized areas of nickpoints visible in the left furrow in Figure 2; however, the center and right furrows were completely scoured out.