terracette


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terracette

(ˌtɛrəˈsɛt)
n
(Physical Geography) geography a naturally occurring terrace
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Most of the slopes showed signs of active erosion and terracette formation.
Rotational mass movements can vary from terracettes with an area of only a few square meters to large complexes of several hectares.
In addition, cattle form trails and terracettes (Trimble and Mendel 1995), which also are called bovine terraces and are subject to erosion (Rostagno 1989).