rimrock
noun Date: 1860 1. a top stratum or overlying strata of resistant rock of a plateau that outcrops to form a vertical face 2. the edge or face of a rimrock outcrop

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  • Rimrock — is the sheer rock wall at the upper edge of a plateau, canyon, or geological uplift. It may refer to either the rock formation or to the rock itself. Rimrock may be composed of almost any stone mdash;basalt, gneiss, granite, sandstone, etc.… …   Wikipedia

  • Rimrock — ist der Name mehrerer Ortschaften in den Vereinigten Staaten: Rimrock (Arizona), eine Ortschaft im Yavapai County, im US Bundesstaat Arizona Rimrock (Kalifornien), eine Ortschaft im San Bernardino County, im US Bundesstaat Kalifornien Rimrock… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • rimrock — ☆ rimrock [rim′räk΄ ] n. rock forming the rim or upper part of a steep slope or precipice …   English World dictionary

  • rimrock — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: rim (I) + rock 1. : a top stratum or overlying strata of resistant rock of a plateau outcropping to form a more or less vertical face (as in the wall of a canyon) mesas topped with rimrock Agnes M. Cleaveland compare …   Useful english dictionary

  • rimrock — /rim rok /, n. Geol. 1. rock forming the natural boundary of a plateau or other rise. 2. bedrock forming the natural boundary of a placer or of a gravel deposit. [1855 60, Amer.; RIM + ROCK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rimrock — noun An outcrop of hard rock, often in the form of a cliff at the edge of a plateau, that forms the margin of a gravel deposit …   Wiktionary

  • rimrock — rim•rock [[t]ˈrɪmˌrɒk[/t]] n. gel rock forming the natural boundary of a plateau or other rise • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Rimrock Auto Arena — at MetraPark Frühere Namen Yellowstone METRA MetraPark Arena Daten Ort …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark — Rimrock Auto Arena is a multi purpose arena in Billings, Montana, USA with capacity for an audience of 12,000 [1]. The arena was completed in 1975 and named the METRA, an acronym that stood for Montana Entertainment Trade and Recreation Arena.… …   Wikipedia

  • RimRock Lodge Extended Stay Plus — (Farmington,США) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: 2530 Bl …   Каталог отелей

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