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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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Khisor Range of the Trans-Indus ranges is a south-vergent fold-thrust belt that defines an east-west to north-northeast trending structural geometries and protrudes southward into the northwestern Punjab foreland deep.
Syn-orogenic foreland basin deposits are mapped in the Marwat Range mostly at the northern flank of the Khisor Range and at some locations in the frontal portion of the Khisor foothills.
3) representing the development of a terrestrial foreland basin that contained generally south- flowing fluvial systems including the Paleo-Indus River which were derived from the Himalayas during Pliocene till present.
The oil is contained in the Lower Tyonek, Hemlock, Sunfish and West Foreland Formations.
Other large mammals that occur on the Forelands include brown bear (Ursus arctos), black bear (U.
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.
Many of these problems are manifest in aerial surveys of moose (Alces alces gigas) in temperate rainforests on the Yakutat Foreland of southeast Alaska, USA where snow conditions that facilitate detecting moose can be intermittent, weather conditions for flying are frequently poor, and forest cover is dense and widespread.
I would particularly like to thank the nurses on Forelands Ward and Mr Hussain and his surgical team for their expertise in the operating theatre, and all the other people, too numerous to mention, who played such an important part.
This well will be an offset to the ARCO North Forelands #1 well that was flow tested at 4,343 BOEPD from three formations (including the Hemlock) with oil testing at 43o API Gravity.
The lower and middle Siwaliks equivalent to the Chinji and Nagri formations in Kohat-Potwar plateau, were deposited in a terrestrial foreland basin that developed in response to the Himalayan orogenic movements.
The depositional model for the Miocene fluvial system of the Himalayan Foreland Basin can best be represented by a wide channel belt, internally showing a braided morphology of minor channels, wholly enclosed within finer-grained overbank sediments.
9:38 Ivan River--5 belukhas 9:40 6 belukhas 28 w 6 g [total of 39 between Ivan River and Beluga River reported in Table 1 in Calkins (text footnote 8) 9:41 Beluga River 50-75 belukhas at mouth 9:44 6 belukhas 34 w 10 g 13 4 9:45 3 w 9:49 8 belukhas [6+34+10+13+4+3+8=78] Tyonek Village [total of 78 between Beluga River and Tyonek reported in Table 1 in Calkins (text footnote 8)] 9:50 North Foreland 9:51 Across Inlet 9:58 East side 10:01 Moose Point 10:07 Point Possession 10:13 25 w 5 g [30 belugas] Chickaloon Bay low tide-- sand bars exposed 10:17 Little Indian Creek 10:18 Across Turnagain Arm 10:20 W to Fire Island (from Potter) 10:26 W point of Fire Island 10:29 Race Point 10:34 Finish survey 10:37 on Lake Hood.
off mouth 4:25 10-15 belukhas in river 4:28 1 belukha, 1 belukha 4:29 Threemile Creek 4:31 Tyonek 4:32 North Foreland 4:34 Granite Point 4:37 Shirleyville 4:40 1 belukha 4:42 McArthur River--10-15 belukhas north of river mouth, 9 belukhas in river 4:57 Across inlet 4:59 Finish.
In the southern Cordillera (Price, 1981), the crustal thickness varies from >40 km in the Foreland Belt to 33 to 35 km beneath the Omineca Belt.
These are generally interpreted as remnants of the cratonic crust that was rifted during Mesoproterozoic extension, the eastern limit of which may be reflected in a prominent series of west-facing crustal-scale homoclines beneath the Foreland Belt.