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French to English Geography Translation Glossary

French term English translation
tolérance de changement change tolerance
a nette in Nette
adressage addresssing operation / process / mechanism
agaise = la gaise = gaize rock
agglomération metropolitan area
amplitude thermique thermal amplitude
Entered by: Christian Schneider
Arc des Caraibes Caribbean Arc
arc terrestre arc
avant-pays foreland
édifiant awe-inspiring / staggering
Entered by: Sheila Hardie
éléments d\'implantation location factors
équipements de confort comforts and amenities
Entered by: B D Finch
balcon Balcony
Entered by: David BUICK
bassin de mobilité transfer possibilities
bassin-versant drainage basin
bord enrobé asphalt strip (shoulder)
Entered by: Elizabeth Niklewska
canaulogue canal expert / canal enthusiast
centre de vie residential area
centriquois in/of (the) Centre-du-Québec (region)
chemin de remembrement agricultural access road
Entered by: John Fossey
chenalage channeling
Entered by: Gayle Wallimann
commune de rattachement local municipality
cote de la nappe level of the water table
cours d’eau encaissés steeply-banked streams/rivers
croiser cross-reference
crue séculaire 100-year flood
Entered by: Tony M
Damounais Derived from 'les gens d'amont' - people from the Swiss communes of Château d’Oex, Rossinière and Rougemont.
date de passage d'un peuple germanique Germanic migrations
DME dimethyl ether (DME)
dynamique/peu dynamique active/not very active; static
embûche de sable sand trap, bunker
en forte déclinaison with a steep slope
Etats généraux du paysage \"think tank on landscape management\" ????
extrême avancée furthest outpost
flèche dunaire sand spit
fond géologique basic geology
Entered by: B D Finch
fuseau (voir contexte exacte) zone (see exact context)
Entered by: Conor McAuley
géographe de cabinet armchair geographer/cartographer
Entered by: philgoddard
grands ensembles du relief (de la Terre) major regions/mountain systems
Idumee Idumea
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