Glossary

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Term name Description
TalusBroken rock material that has fallen off a cliff face and gathered at the base of the slope, accumulating into considerable 'fans' of unstable rock material; also known as Scree
Temperate zoneA biogeographical zone of the Earth of moderate temperatures, between the tropics and polar circles
TertiaryThe Tertiary geological time period is approximately 55 million years ago.  It covers roughly the time span between the demise of the dinosaurs and beginning of the most recent Ice Age.
TranshumanceThe movement of stock with the seasons – into the mountains in spring/summer and to the valleys in autumn/winter
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