Scarp

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Scarp may refer to:

Landforms and geology[edit]

  • Cliff, a significant vertical, or near vertical, rock exposure
  • Escarpment, a steep slope or long rock that occurs from erosion or faulting and separates two relatively level areas of differing elevations
  • Fault scarp, the topographic expression of faulting attributed to the displacement of the land surface by movement along faults

Other[edit]

  • Scarp, Scotland, an island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland
  • Scarp and counterscarp, the inner and outer sides of a ditch or moat used in fortifications
  • SS-9 Scarp, the NATO reporting name for the R-36 ICBM

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