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English translation: Physical Features

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11:26 Jul 17, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science
Spanish term or phrase: accidentes geográficos
El texto es una descripción topográfica y la palabra "accidentes" aparece varias veces, con distintos adjetivos (accidentes naturales, accidentes mayores, estos accidents, etc.)
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English translation:Physical Features
Explanation:
In the book NOrth America by A.W. Coysh, M. Sc. and M.E.Tomlison, D.Sc, Ph.D, published by University Tutorial Press Ltd. describes the "structure and Physical features" of North America.
The words Physical features refer to highlands, lowlands, plateaus , mountain ridges... So I think this is what you need.
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Haydee
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I think this is what I need. Thank you all for your help.
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Summary of answers provided
nageographical featureMegdalina
naVer abajoLeonardo Lamarche
naFrom Webster's CD Rom dictionary
Alexandro Padres Jimenez
naPhysical Features
Haydee
nageographical features
Cecilia Bartalotti
nageographical featurewendy griswold
nageographic featuresHeathcliff
naI would suggest "faults"
Alexandro Padres Jimenez


  

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20 mins
I would suggest "faults"


Explanation:
geographical faults, such as the San Adreas Fault in California...

Best of luck!

Alexandro Padres Jimenez
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31 mins
geographical feature


Explanation:
See Oxford unabridged. I think it's the last entry under "accidente"



wendy griswold
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40 mins
geographic features


Explanation:
This phrase includes, but is not limited to, faults (which, strictly speaking, are geological rather than geographic). -- Note, too, that proper English usage demands "geological" (rather than "geologic"), but "geographic" (rather than "geographical"). Inconsistent, but true...! -- Best, HC

Heathcliff
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1 hr
geographical features


Explanation:
Just agreeing with the previous answers.

Cecilia Bartalotti
Brazil
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2 hrs
Physical Features


Explanation:
In the book NOrth America by A.W. Coysh, M. Sc. and M.E.Tomlison, D.Sc, Ph.D, published by University Tutorial Press Ltd. describes the "structure and Physical features" of North America.
The words Physical features refer to highlands, lowlands, plateaus , mountain ridges... So I think this is what you need.

Haydee
Local time: 14:38
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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I think this is what I need. Thank you all for your help.
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2 hrs
geographical feature


Explanation:
trust me - the answerers that proposed this are correct - it's a geographical term. hope this helps! suerte!

Megdalina
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5 hrs
Ver abajo


Explanation:
Concuerdo con Alex Padres en usar "faults". Quizás en algunos casos se podría usar "accidented", como en accidented landscapes (terrenos accidentados). Esto se puede ver en el Diccionario Politécnico EN>Es de F. Beigbeder. Espero sea de ayuda.

Leonardo Lamarche
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9 hrs
From Webster's CD Rom dictionary


Explanation:
ge·o·graph·i·cal ( j

Alexandro Padres Jimenez
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