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English translation: lineaments

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Spanish term or phrase:lineamientos
English translation:lineaments
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19:06 Sep 1, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: lineamientos
This term is in the field of topography, but doesn't seem to fit the traditional meanings of "lineamientos". Here is the context:

Para observar y marcar los lineamientos que se presentan en la región, fue necesario contar con la carta topográfica y la fotografía de satélite escala 1:250 000 que es el espaciomapa de la hoja Poza Rica del INEGI.
Russell Gillis
Local time: 02:49
lineaments
Explanation:
Here are some examples, that seem to fit your quote. I don't see from your quote why it would mean anything strange in the context you give.

... tectonic features (Rowan and Lathran, 1980). "Lineaments are naturally occurring
alignments of soil, topography, stream channels, vegetation, or a combination ...
www.terraplus.com/papers/solomon.htm - 38k - Cached - Similar pages

[PDF] www.geology.smu.edu/~tectonics/pubs/2131.pdf
... elements of the hancement of the region's topography at 10's of km planitia, such
as wrinkle ridges, lineaments (presumed horizontal scale occurred during and ...
Text version - Similar pages

USGS Open-File Report 99-136
... process. The subcircular area of rugged topography, which extends from the center ... east-
to northeast-trending topographic lineaments. Two of these--the Apollo ...
wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of99-136/ - 13k - Cached - Similar pages

Chapter 8 . Tectonic Features in Magellan Data
... three or more sets of intersecting lineaments. Illumination is from the left ... and generally
correspond to elevated topography. Topographically, coronae are domes ...
pds.jpl.nasa.gov/mgddf/chap8/chap8.htm - 20k - Cached - Similar pages

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Theodore Quester
United States
Local time: 04:49
Grading comment
Thank you for your help! I was used to seeing this term in legal documents (with the meaning of "guidelines"). A very excellent and thorough explantion!
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Theodore Quester
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Leandro Prada


  

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21 mins peer agreement (net): +1
lineaments


Explanation:
Here are some examples, that seem to fit your quote. I don't see from your quote why it would mean anything strange in the context you give.

... tectonic features (Rowan and Lathran, 1980). "Lineaments are naturally occurring
alignments of soil, topography, stream channels, vegetation, or a combination ...
www.terraplus.com/papers/solomon.htm - 38k - Cached - Similar pages

[PDF] www.geology.smu.edu/~tectonics/pubs/2131.pdf
... elements of the hancement of the region's topography at 10's of km planitia, such
as wrinkle ridges, lineaments (presumed horizontal scale occurred during and ...
Text version - Similar pages

USGS Open-File Report 99-136
... process. The subcircular area of rugged topography, which extends from the center ... east-
to northeast-trending topographic lineaments. Two of these--the Apollo ...
wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of99-136/ - 13k - Cached - Similar pages

Chapter 8 . Tectonic Features in Magellan Data
... three or more sets of intersecting lineaments. Illumination is from the left ... and generally
correspond to elevated topography. Topographically, coronae are domes ...
pds.jpl.nasa.gov/mgddf/chap8/chap8.htm - 20k - Cached - Similar pages

WV SWAP & WHPP



Theodore Quester
United States
Local time: 04:49
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 44
Grading comment
Thank you for your help! I was used to seeing this term in legal documents (with the meaning of "guidelines"). A very excellent and thorough explantion!

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agree  Andrea Bullrich
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guidelines


Explanation:
i believe is more laymen

Leandro Prada
Argentina
Local time: 06:49
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PRO pts in pair: 23
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