Slopes

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Overview of South Africa’s topography.
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Types of slopes.
Slope elements: crest, cliff (scarp slope, free face), talus (debris, scree slope) and pediment.
Characteristics of the slope elements: crest, cliff, talus and pediment.
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Slope development over time.

The concept of slope retreat.
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