Flat

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Flat:
A relatively smooth landscape with no topographic relief
Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle


Topographic Features

List of topographic features commonly encountered in geothermal resource areas:
The North Brawley Geothermal Power Plant is located in the Imperial Valley, California, a broad valley with flat topographic features. http://www.pcl.com/Projects-that-Inspire/Pages/North-Brawley-Geothermal-Power-Plant.aspx#

Flat terrains are characterized by the absence of major topographic features. Flat topography is typically encountered in areas that have experienced minimal past or present tectonic activity, but may also be present as relatively flat valley floors in caldera depressions and rift zones.

Examples

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Geothermal
Resource
Area
Geothermal
Region
Tectonic
Setting
Host
Rock
Age
Host
Rock
Lithology
Mean
Capacity
Mean
Reservoir
Temp
North Brawley Geothermal AreaGulf of California Rift ZoneStrike-SlipArkosic and quartz dominated sandstones50 MW
50,000 kW
50,000,000 W
50,000,000,000 mW
0.05 GW
5.0e-5 TW
539.15 K
266 °C
510.8 °F
970.47 °R

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