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English translation: chink slopes

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Russian term or phrase:склоны-чинки
English translation:chink slopes
Entered by: balticvip
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08:04 Feb 22, 2005
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Petroleum Eng/Sci
Russian term or phrase: склоны-чинки
С запада и юга плато Бетпакдала ограничено крутыми склонами-чинками
balticvip
Local time: 14:42
chink slopes
Explanation:
From Русско-английский геологический словарь (Алексеев и др.):

чинк m Russ. chink (a border scarp on the Ust-Yurt Plateau)
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Jack Doughty
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Local time: 12:42
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55 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
склоны-чинки
chink slopes


Explanation:
From Русско-английский геологический словарь (Алексеев и др.):

чинк m Russ. chink (a border scarp on the Ust-Yurt Plateau)

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:42
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PRO pts in category: 460

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nik-On/Off: Callaham confirms
9 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  Kirill Semenov: maybe, in brackets `chinks (slopes)' or vice versa, since `chink' (`chinkah') is just a local name of a special type of slopes
14 mins
  -> Thank you. Yes, you're probably right about that.

agree  Burrell
49 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  Jack Slep: In general, a steep, often vertical precipice of a plateau in W. Turkemenia and Kazakhstan, reaching a heigcht of 300-350 m ( precipice or cliff could probably be used for chink, ching, shyn(g), etc.)
10 hrs
  -> Thank you.
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