reverso

English translation: backslope

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23:27 Mar 14, 2018
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geography
Portuguese term or phrase: reverso
Describing the terrain in a state park: "Os parques encontram-se nas escarpas e revsersos da serra..."

As in any of the links on this page:
https://www.google.com.br/search?q="reverso da escarpa"&rlz=...

"BACK of the escarpment"?
"REAR of the escarpment"?
Colin Bowles
Brazil
Local time: 04:08
English translation:backslope
Explanation:
http://www.lsie.unb.br/rbg/index.php/rbg/article/view/1007

GÊNESE DOS DEPÓSITOS NEOCENOZÓICOS DO REVERSO DA SERRA DE SÃO PEDRO E EVOLUÇÃO DA SUPERFÍCIE DAS CRISTAS MÉDIAS – SUDESTE DO BRASIL / ORIGIN OF THE UPPER CENOZOIC DEPOSITS OF THE BACKSLOPE OF THE SÃO PEDRO RIDGE AND CRISTAS MÉDIAS SURFACE DEVELOPMENT - SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL
Marcos Roberto Pinheiro, Cristiane Regina Michelon, Sidneide Manfredini

https://www.mindat.org/glossary/back_slope

ii. In geology, the less sloping side of a ridge. Contrasted with escarpment, or steeper slope; esp., the slope more nearly parallel with the strata. Also called structural plain.
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Gilmar Fernandes
United States
Local time: 03:08
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backslope


Explanation:
http://www.lsie.unb.br/rbg/index.php/rbg/article/view/1007

GÊNESE DOS DEPÓSITOS NEOCENOZÓICOS DO REVERSO DA SERRA DE SÃO PEDRO E EVOLUÇÃO DA SUPERFÍCIE DAS CRISTAS MÉDIAS – SUDESTE DO BRASIL / ORIGIN OF THE UPPER CENOZOIC DEPOSITS OF THE BACKSLOPE OF THE SÃO PEDRO RIDGE AND CRISTAS MÉDIAS SURFACE DEVELOPMENT - SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL
Marcos Roberto Pinheiro, Cristiane Regina Michelon, Sidneide Manfredini

https://www.mindat.org/glossary/back_slope

ii. In geology, the less sloping side of a ridge. Contrasted with escarpment, or steeper slope; esp., the slope more nearly parallel with the strata. Also called structural plain.

Gilmar Fernandes
United States
Local time: 03:08
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 14
Notes to answerer
Asker: Tks very much. A pity I couldn't find that!!!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
4 hrs
  -> Thanks Muriel :)

agree  Susana Rebelo: https://content.ucpress.edu/chapters/10296.ch01.pdf
8 hrs
  -> Thanks Susana :) Also for this additional reference.

agree  Mario Freitas:
16 hrs
  -> Valeu, Mário :)

disagree  Cornelius Gillen: Dip slope is more usual (as opposed to the steeper scarp slope)
1 day 19 hrs
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