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Escarpment
A steep slope or long line that is created because of erosion. It separates land at different heights.

Escarpment
©Gareth Leung
Word of the day
Vikings >> Scandinavian, seafaring warriors who went on ""raiding parties"" or invasions during the 8th to 11th century. Leif Erikisson is thought to have been the first Viking to arrive in Canada in 1000 A.D. He landed in Labrador and established settlements in Newfoundland, such as the remnants of a Norse village discovered at L’Anse-aux-Meadows.