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hamada (hammada) A rocky desert, or desert region, which does not have surficial materials and which consists mainly of boulders and exposed bedrock. Two basic types occur: stony hamada, jaggedly developed across crystalline rocks; and pebbly hamada, cut across sedimentary material and mantled with bedrock fragments.

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hamada(hammada) A rocky desert, or desert region, which does not have surficial materials and which consists mainly of boulders and exposed bedrock. Two basic types occur: stony hamada, jaggedly developed across crystalline rocks; and pebbly hamada, cut across sedimentary material and mantled with bedrock fragments.

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Hamada (hämä´dä), city (1990 pop. 49,135), Shimane prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on the Japan Sea. It is a fishing and commercial port.