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reef edge scarp
(English) 1-3 m vertical or high angle drop off from the upper edge of the reef top to upper terrace surface; usually on the lagoon reef slope. (See also: reef top, reef)
escarpement du bord récifal
(French) Vertical ou tombant hautement incliné mesurant entre 1 à 3 m du bord supérieure du sommet récifal à la surface de terrasse supérieure ; souvent sur la pente récifale de lagune. (See also: reef top, reef)
escarpa de recife
(Portuguese) Queda angular ou vertical com 1 a 3 m desde o topo do recife até à superfície do terraço superior, normalmente na vertente recifal da lagoa. (See also: reef top, reef)

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