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Plateau. Plateau: a land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deep canyons. Plateaus are formed by weathering. Mesa: smaller than a plateau

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Plateau

Plateau

Plateau: a land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deep canyons.

Plateaus are formed by weathering.


Plateau

  • Mesa: smaller than a plateau

  • Butte: smaller than a mesa

  • Plateaus are a slow change to Earth’s surface.


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