Depression (geology)
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Depression Geology
A watering hole is a natural depression where water collects and animals come to drink
Karst closed depression with permanent lake Stymfalia, Peloponnese, Greece. Seasonal abundant precipitation drained by 3 sinkholes

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





Structural or tectonic-related:


See also


  1. ^ a b "Dictionary of Geologic Terms - B". US Geochemical. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Geologic Terms - K". US Geochemical. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Glossary of Important Terms in Glacial Geology - Peripheral Depression". Montana State University. 1999. Archived from the original on 2006-08-29. Retrieved . Cites American Geological Institute's Glossary of Geology (3rd edition, revised in 1987).
  4. ^ "Dictionary of Geologic Terms - C". US Geochemical. Retrieved .

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