Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
A broad elevated area of the earth's surface.
- ‘Like the African examples, the Rhine rift is associated with volcanism and with a regional upwarp that forms raised borders to the rift.’
(of part of the earth's surface) be elevated to form an upwarp.‘The seismic section shows upwarped reflectors in the upper crust which may be related to this convergence.’
- ‘Most of South Africa consists of a vast plateau with upwarped rims, bounded by an escarpment.’
- ‘Probably no remnants of the upwarped surface remain on the mountain tops of New England.’
- ‘Although each mountain range has a unique set of characteristics, a particular mountain can be structurally classified as upwarped, volcanic, fault-block, or folded.’
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