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Boulder Field (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 18

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Boulder Field


Description
Definition An area dominated by large, boulder-sized (256 millimeters - 4,096 millimeters) stones or pieces of rock. These can occur below cliffs or at the foot of steep slopes or canyons, where they are the result of depositional processes. These fields can also occur as the result of currents that have removed the finer sediments.