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hog·back / ˈhôgˌbak; ˈhäg-/ • n. a long hill or mountain ridge with steep sides.
hogback (hog's back) Narrow, symmetric ridge, underlain and controlled by a resistant bed dipping at some 40° or more. It is a limiting case of a cuesta.
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