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Natural depression   /nˈætʃərəl dɪprˈɛʃən/   Listen
Natural depression

A sunken or depressed geological formation.  Synonym: depression.

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"Natural depression" Quotes from Famous Books

... B, C represent an unusually large variety of the Gemiasma verdans. This species is usually about the size of the rubra. This large variety was found on the upper part of New York Island, near High Bridge, in a natural depression where the water stands most of the year, except in July, August, and September, when it becomes an area of drying, cracked mud two hundred feet across. As the mud dries these plants develop in great profusion, giving ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883 • Various

... remarkable persistent vitality of the thing around her made her feel totally unimportant and quite helpless. The feeling was far from pleasant, but it was salutary, and stimulus for the first remedy at hand, and the natural depression of impotence did not ...
— White Ashes • Sidney R. Kennedy and Alden C. Noble

Words linked to "Natural depression" :   valley, formation, basin, hole, sink, deep, bottom, oceanic abyss, trench, vale, swallow hole, sinkhole, hollow, bed, natural elevation, trough, lowland, crater, geological formation

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