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  • Its steep fault scarp faces west, and rises from 4000 to 6000 ft.
  • Einseitige Schollengebirge oder Schollenrandgebirge- Scarp or tilted block mountains.
  • The scarp or steeply inclined slope; this is necessarily of small extent except in the direction of its length.
  • One of the scarps or steps is the result of a great fault or displacement of the earth's crust, and is known as the Balcones fault scarp; others are due to erosion and weatherin g of alternate layers of hard and soft rocks lying almost horizontal.
  • The glens of Antrim are deep notches cut by seaward-running streams through the basalt scarp, their floors being formed of Triassic or older rocks.