Associations to the word «Horst»


HORST, noun. (geology) An area of the earth's surface which is raised relative to surrounding land.

Dictionary definition

HORST, noun. A ridge of the earth's crust that has been forced upward between two faults and so is higher than the surrounding land.

Wise words

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