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Synonyms for foreland

a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

land forming the forward margin of something

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Rank: Private Regiment: Army Service Corps Age: 25 Date of death: 28-10-1918 Buried at: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen Foreland Road TD Evans Husband of Gwen Evans, of Glynteg, 33 Foreland Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff.
Contract notice: A671, hochheim main foreland bridge replacement construction.
The pipeline generally will link two land masses on either side of Cook Inlet, the West Foreland and the East Foreland: thus the name Trans-Foreland Pipeline.
Among the topics are examples from the Appalachian Foreland Basin in the eastern US of large-scale tectonic controls on the origin of Paleozoic dark-shale source-rock basins, linked extensional-compressional tectonics in gravitational systems in the equatorial margin of Brazil, structural correlation between the Northern Calcareous Alps in Austria and the Transdanubian Central Range in Hungary, interaction of Oligocene-Miocene deep-water depositional systems with actively evolving structures in the Lower Congo Basin off the shore of Angola, and the evolution of the South China Sea Basin during the Mesozoic-Cenozoic and its significance for oil and gas exploration.
The oil is contained in the Lower Tyonek, Hemlock, Sunfish and West Foreland Formations.
The Sarawak Basin initiated as a foreland basin as a result of the collision of the Luconia continental block with Sarawak (Sarawak Orogeny).
Tonnes of rock have collapsed into the sea between Langdon Cliffs and South Foreland Lighthouse.
The company entered the onshore licenses of the Papuan Foreland in 2009, and now has a portfolio comprising interests in nine petroleum prospecting licenses (PPLs) and five petroleum retention licenses (PRLs), covering 13.
The gales will occasionally reach violent storm force between Bloody Foreland in Co Donegal and Fair Head, Co Antrim.
Our purpose was to study factors affecting visibility of radio-collared moose during aerial surveys in a temperate rainforest on the Yakutat Foreland, Alaska, USA.
Originally a frontier settlement, Harat Al Bilad straddles the boundary between the foothills of the Green Mountains and the desert foreland and has long played an important role in the historical and cultural development of the region.
Possibly, the first wave of emigration occurred at 17 million years before present, as documented by finds in the Swabian northern Alpine foreland basin, SW of Sigmaringen.
The full England Under 18 Squad is: Oliver Carr (Heswall, Cheshire), Harry Casey (Enfield, Middlesex), Seb Crookall-Nixon (Workington, Cumbria), Sam Edwards (Bigbury, Devon), Matthew Fitzpatrick (Hallamshire, Yorkshire), Curtis Griffiths (Wentworth, Surrey), Patrick Kelly (Boston West, Lincolnshire), Nathan Kimsey (Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire), Nick Newbold (Kedleston Park, Derbyshire), James Newton (Prestbury, Cheshire), Max Orrin (North Foreland, Kent), Thomas Rowland (Prudhoe, Northumberland), Callum Shinkwin (Moor Park, Hertfordshire), James Simpson (Whickham, Durham), Toby Tree (Worthing, Sussex) and Colin Walsh (Hayling, Hampshire, IoW &CI).
The 15-year-old from Hallamshire, along with fellow England Under 16 squad member Max Orrin, from North Foreland, Kent, will contest the European Young Masters at Royal Balaton in Hungary on July 22- 24.
RAK Petroleum intends to target lower cretaceous carbonate reservoirs in deep foreland basin structures that follow a structural trend parallel to the fold belt, as well as palaeozoic reservoirs in the northern part of the concession area.