Translation of scarp in Spanish:

scarp

escarpado, n.

Pronunciation: /skɑrp//skɑːp/

noun

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    escarpado masculine
    escarpa feminine
    escarpadura feminine
    • The survey also revealed other visible evidence of the earthquake, including clearly developed scarps and cracks where the faults pass beneath glaciers.
    • South of the valley the land rises onto the irregular low scarp of the Castlereagh Hills and rarely exceeds a height of 150m.
    • In the east it commonly terminates against a prominent fault scarp.
    • The house, built around three sides of a courtyard and landscaped into a slope, looks out towards the Cotswold scarp.
    • The 16 of us - 13 scientists, a two-man Colombian television crew, and our driver from the observatory, Carlos Estrada - moved to the lip of the scarp.
    • We rode up the Sinai scarp by the pilgrim's granite-hewn road with its gradient of one in three and a half.
    • The slopes are very steep in places, forming scarps.
    • In this arid climate evaporites form; alluvial fans lie at the base of footwall scarps and carbonate reefs grow.
    • The eastward-facing horseshoe-shaped scarps of South Soufriere Hills volcano pose an unresolved problem.
    • Along these scarps, the earth stood between nine and twenty-one feet higher on one side than on the other.
    • He has taken over a pub a mile away from the Tontine in the recusant village of Osmotherley, high on the scarp of the moors.
    • I even discovered a humble cave, blasted into the scarp overlooking the sea.
    • The two men - both suffering minor burns, one with a broken hand - had made it to the top of the scarp.
    • He developed a hypothesis for their formation called pediplanation in which slopes retreat parallel, leaving behind a series of generally flat surfaces separated by scarps.
    • On the long, steep scarp between the iron age hillfort above and ploughed fields below are white signs carved into the turf.
    • Between the gap and the mountain was a wild and broken terrain of scarp and gorge.
    • Any flank uplift would have shown the scarp to be significantly higher than a mid-valley outlier.
    • The park has its origins in the early 1870s when a 175-hectare tract of land on the scarp overlooking the fledgling colonial settlement of Perth was designated as future public garden and parkland.
    • The fault structure was veneered by lava which was produced by the peripheral magma reservoirs and flowed down the scarp and into the lower central caldera.
    • These scarps have evidently been produced by toe-cutting by axial Big Lost River channels.