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Tarns

Scope note

Designates small mountain lakes, often with no apparent inlet, usually formed in a blocked bowl-shaped depression eroded by ice.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000132303

Broader Terms used

lakes

Term used for

cirque lakes
lakes, cirque

Equivalent Terms used

tarn

Created

12yrs ago

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