In geology and earth science, a plateau also called a high plain or tableland, is
an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain that is raised ...
Jan 21, 2011 ... A plateau is a flat, elevated landform that rises sharply above surrounding area
on at least one side.
You can't spell 'plateau' without 'plate,' and there is a good reason for that - both
of these objects are, by definition, flat. This lesson will...
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A plateau refers either to a piece of land that is level and located above nearby
land, or the term can refer to a situation that is relatively unchanged for a period ...
Plateau definition, a land area having a relatively level surface considerably
raised above adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deep canyons.
A plateau is a portion of land that is more or less flat and level, elevated above
the surrounding area. It may have steep slopes or vertical cliffs on one or more ...
1 a : a usually extensive land area having a relatively level surface raised sharply
above adjacent land on at least one side : tableland b : a similar undersea ...
Jun 16, 2015 ... Plateau, extensive area of flat upland usually bounded by an escarpment (i.e.,
steep slope) on all sides but sometimes enclosed by mountains.
Oct 19, 2009 ... When traveling in the Southwest, you will discover plenty of the geologic and
landscape features that end with the word butte, mesa or plateau, ...