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fall line

Spanish translation: línea de cascadas


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English term or phrase:fall line
Spanish translation:línea de cascadas
Entered by: Paula Secco
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03:52 Feb 17, 2009
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Science - Geography
English term or phrase: fall line
Es un cuestionario para una prueba de geografía. "Fall line" se refiere a la zona en donde confluye una zona alta montañosa, con una planicie, pero quisiera saber si hay un término más corto y exacto para este concepto.
Ej: "...Along the fall line, waterways from higher inland areas drop to lower coastal plains either as waterfalls or a series of rapids".
Paula Secco
Local time: 01:24
línea de cascadas
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Christine Walsh
Local time: 01:24
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Muchas gracias!!!
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4 +2línea de cascadas
Christine Walsh
Darío Orlando Fernández



4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
línea de cascadas

Literal, nomás!

    Reference: http://es.encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761554174/L%C3%ADnea_...
Christine Walsh
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Muchas gracias!!!

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agree  Bubo Coromandus: esté en este glosario tb: http://ceramica.wikia.com/wiki/Glosario_de_Geología_Inglés_–...
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  -> Thanks, Debs, for the reference too!

agree  Carmen Valentín
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  -> Nuevamente, muchas gracias!
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Es el nombre técnico usado para indicar el punto donde nace una montaña, así como a la llanura formada al pie de un macizo montañoso por los conos de aluviones.



Darío Orlando Fernández
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