- dissected breaklands
- Very steep slopes flanking major rivers and streams in mountainous terrain and dominated by deeply incised, sub-parallel to dendritic, chute-like drainageways that occupy > 50 % of the ground surface. Dissected breakland slopes are dominated by hillslope elements that grade to secondary drainageways, rather than directly to the axial stream; a type of breakland.SW & HD
Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.
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breaklands — An assemblage of very steep (e.g. 60 90 %), high relief slopes flanking major rivers and streams in mountainous terrain that form the walls of a v shaped river valley. Breaklands are characterized by colluviated slopes of which the majority of … Glossary of landform and geologic terms