Depression (geology)

In geology, a depression is a landform sunken or depressed below the surrounding area. Depressions form by various mechanisms.

Erosion-related:

Collapse-related:

Impact-related:

Sedimentary-related:

Structural or tectonic-related:

Volcanism-related:

See also

References

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  2. "Dictionary of Geologic Terms – K". US Geochemical. Retrieved 2017-09-09.
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  4. "Dictionary of Geologic Terms – C". US Geochemical. Retrieved 2017-09-09.


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