mammillated topography

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mammillated topography Hill relief with a streamlined, rounded, and smoothed appearance, normally resulting from the scouring action of an ice sheet, as in the Adirondack Mountains, eastern USA. However, some crystalline rocks may support a pseudo-mammillated surface formed by non-glacial processes, as on Ben Lomond, Tasmania.

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mammillated topography Hill relief with a streamlined, rounded, and smoothed appearance, normally resulting from the scouring action of an ice sheet, as in the Adirondack Mountains, eastern USA. However, some crystalline rocks may support a pseudo-mammillated surface formed by non-glacial processes, as on Ben Lomond, Tasmania.