A mogote (//) is a generally isolated steep-sided residual hill composed of either limestone, marble, or dolomite. Mogotes are surrounded by nearly flat alluvial plains. These hills typically have a rounded, tower-like form. Several mogotes along a ridge are called pepinos.
This term is used for hills, isolated or linked, with very steep—almost vertical—walls, surrounded by alluvial plains, in the tropics regardless of whether the carbonate strata in which they have formed is folded or not.
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