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SW-Abfall des Purgstall-Kogels

English translation: Kogel

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12:17 Oct 14, 2013
German to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geology
German term or phrase: SW-Abfall des Purgstall-Kogels
"Alter (gesichert): Badenium; Lithologie: Mergel; Lithologische Beschreibung: Sand, Ton, Kohle, Mergel, Kies. Vermutlich übergreifend basaler Teil: Sandentwicklung am ***SW-Abfall des Purgstall-Kogels*** bei Gleinstätten.; Typusgebiet: Groß St.Florian."

This one has me mystified. For "Abfall," I was initially thinking it had something to do with waste, perhaps a dump for the towns of Purgstall and Kogel, however although there is a Purgstall in Austria, there is no Kogel, and I'm now thinking that "Abfall" refers to the slope of something, but can't find any references for what the Purgstall-Kogel might be. Any insights? Thanks.
Barbara L Pavlik
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:59
English translation:Kogel
Explanation:
The papers I have seen on the web haven't translated the term.

For instance, in the first reference attached, the Sirus-Kogel,

and in the second Richbergkogel. Kogel is an Ötztal dialect word meaning mountain top or peak - Source:http://www.summitpost.org/hinterer-seelenkogel-cima-delle-an... see example sentence.


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Note added at 47 mins (2013-10-14 13:04:38 GMT)
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Abfall would very probably be slope in this context

The SW slope of the Purgstall-Kobel.

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Note added at 48 mins (2013-10-14 13:05:30 GMT)
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As you already mentioned
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Yorkshireman
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Local time: 18:59
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Kogel


Explanation:
The papers I have seen on the web haven't translated the term.

For instance, in the first reference attached, the Sirus-Kogel,

and in the second Richbergkogel. Kogel is an Ötztal dialect word meaning mountain top or peak - Source:http://www.summitpost.org/hinterer-seelenkogel-cima-delle-an... see example sentence.


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Note added at 47 mins (2013-10-14 13:04:38 GMT)
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Abfall would very probably be slope in this context

The SW slope of the Purgstall-Kobel.

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Note added at 48 mins (2013-10-14 13:05:30 GMT)
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As you already mentioned

Example sentence(s):
  • from the dialect word kogel 'mountain top'.

    Reference: http://www2.uibk.ac.at/downloads/c715/gpm_03/03_07_001-047.p...
    Reference: http://www.univie.ac.at/ajes/archive/volume_104_2/slacka_et_...
Yorkshireman
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agree  philgoddard
10 mins

agree  Coqueiro: yes, Kogel & slope ;-)
51 mins

agree  Jochen König: it's the south-western slope of Purgstall-Kogel
1 hr
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