slickrock
noun Date: 1925 smooth wind-polished rock

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  • slickrock — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: slick (II) + rock : smooth slippery rock rough going over sand and slickrock S.W.Taylor * * * /slik rok /, n. rock or a rock formation that is smooth and slippery. [SLICK1 + ROCK1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • slickrock — /slik rok /, n. rock or a rock formation that is smooth and slippery. [SLICK1 + ROCK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • slickrock —    (colloquial: southwestern USA)    A barren, highly smoothed and subrounded bedrock pavement with considerable, irregular topography sculpted primarily by wind in an arid or semiarid climate; a type of rock outcrop commonly formed on massive… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • Slickrock Trail — The Slickrock Trail, located near Moab, Utah (USA), is a popular mountain biking destination with worldwide fame. This convert|10.5|mi|km|1|lk=on loop takes intrepid riders over a landscape of petrified sand dunes and the eroded remnants of… …   Wikipedia

  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness — Infobox protected area | name = Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness iucn category = Ib caption = locator x = 214 locator y = 105 location = North Carolina, USA Tennessee, USA nearest city = Tapoco, North Carolina lat degrees = 35 lat minutes = 22… …   Wikipedia

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  • Porcupine Rim Trail — The Porcupine Rim Trail, located near Moab, Utah, is a popular mountain biking trail almost as famous as the Slickrock Trail. This convert|14.4|mi|km|1|lk=on|sing=on trail is ridden one way with shuttle service or as a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Edward Abbey — Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism of public land policies. His best known works include the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang , which… …   Wikipedia

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