Plateau

In geology and earth science, a plateau ( /pləˈtoʊ/ or /ˈplætoʊ/; plural plateaus or rarely plateaux), also called a high plain or tableland, is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain.

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World - Notes - Season 4 Information
... Avalon, near the border of the Plateau, is where Veronica's surviving mother Abigail Layton had become the Plateau's protector soon after her disappearance ... Veronica was to become the new Protector of the Plateau ... Her tree-house dwelling was apparently the epicenter of the entire Plateau ...
Grande Ronde Valley - Geology
... The Grande Ronde Valley is part of the Columbia River Plateau ... The Columbia River Plateau was created by a series of basalt flood eruptions ... The Grande Ronde Valley floor began to sink from this plateau at a rate of about.07-.18 millimeters per year about nine million years ago ...
Major Plateaus of The World - Major Plateaus of North America
... In North America, the largest plateau is the Colorado Plateau covering an area of about 337,000 square kilometres (130,000 sq mi) in Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico ... The Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona and southern Utah is bisected by the valley of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon ... a nearly equal rate to the uplift of the plateau ...
Mawson Plateau - Geography
... The Mawson Plateau is a 71 km² granite batholith at a height of between 600 and 750m ... It is dissected by Saucepan Creek and the Granite Plateau Creek both are tributaries of the Hamilton Creek ... The plateau is bounded by the Hamilton Creek on the north and west, the Granite Escarpment on the east and Freeling Heights in the south ...
Pešter
... висораван) is a karst plateau in southwestern Serbia, in the Raška (Sandžak) region ... The territory of the plateau is mostly located in the municipality of Sjenica, with parts belonging to Novi Pazar and Tutin ... The plateau is actually a large field (Peštersko polje) surrounded by mountains of Jadovnik (1734 m), Zlatar (1627 m), Ozren (1680 m), Giljeva (1617 m ...