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natural elevation

Definitions of natural elevation
  1. noun
    a raised or elevated geological formation
    synonyms: elevation, eminence
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    depression, natural depression
    a sunken or depressed geological formation
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    highland, upland
    elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    hill
    a local and well-defined elevation of the land
    mount, mountain
    a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    foreland, head, headland, promontory
    a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
    ridge
    a long narrow natural elevation or striation
    swell
    a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
    alp
    any high mountain
    bank
    a long ridge or pile
    bar
    a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore
    ben
    a mountain or tall hill
    butte
    a hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region; has a flat top and sloping sides
    down
    (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
    dune, sand dune
    a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
    esker
    (geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment; deposited by meltwater from glaciers or ice sheets
    foothill
    a relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain
    hammock, hillock, hummock, knoll, mound
    a small natural hill
    ledge, shelf
    a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
    mull
    a term used in Scottish names of promontories
    point
    a promontory extending out into a large body of water
    reef
    a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water
    ripple mark
    one of a series of small ridges produced in sand by water currents or by wind
    seamount
    an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor
    plateau, tableland
    a relatively flat highland
    tor
    a high rocky hill
    volcano
    a mountain formed by volcanic material
    type of:
    formation, geological formation
    (geology) the geological features of the earth
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