Table B2.8.

Land facet designations (see Fig. B2.11)

Land facet designationTypeLand facet designationType
aMesakSand dunes
bStepped plateaulCoarse piedmont
cRolling plateau/plainmFootslope piedmont
dUndulating plateaunAlluvial fan
eDissected plateaupHigh hills and ridges
fWeathered dissected plateauqLow ridges, cols, saddles and foothills
gWadi plainrLocalized drainage basin
hDesert plain (stone desert)sSabka
jDesert plain (wind-eroded ridges and dissected rock)