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Artificial Scar (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 224

Geoform Origin Anthropogenic
Geoform Artificial Scar
Geoform Type Prop Scar
Trawling Scar

Definition A gouge or deformation of the bottom, or an area where the surface of the substrate, vegetation, or other colonizing organisms have been removed by abrasion or impact. These may be temporary or permanent features.