Definition of Bajadas
1. bajada [n] - See also: bajada
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Literary usage of Bajadas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vegetation of a Desert Mountain Range as Conditioned by Climatic Factors by Forrest Shreve (1915)
"Such a vegetation is to be found covering the upper bajadas and extending up ... The vegetation of the Upper bajadas will be described for the sake of the ..."
2. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1919)
"The vegetation of the bajadas appears to be determined by the character of the soil. On the sands and light loams derived from granitic mountains there is a ..."
3. Guide to the Materials for American History in Roman and Other Italian Archives by Carl Russell Fish (1911)
"It not only occurs on the bajadas, where it is the characteristic species, but also on steep mountain-slopes and on the flood-plain. ..."
4. The Water-balance of Succulent Plants by Daniel Trembly MacDougal, E. S. Spalding (1910)
"The gentle slopes, or bajadas, leading away from the mountains, are generally devoid of water, and it is only in the lower parts of the valleys, ..."
5. Year books by Plainfield High School (Plainfield, N.J.) (1919)
"The drainage- ways which cross the bajadas are found to terminate at the edge ... The vegetation of the bajadas appears to be determined by the character of ..."
6. The Future of Arid Grasslands: Identifying Issues, Seeking Solutions edited by Barbara Tellman (1999)
"Immediately below the rock slopes, uppermost bajadas (less rocky and steep) may support similar vegetation, before giving way to middle bajadas that support ..."
7. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Most perennial waters, however, are located on flanking mountain slopes (bajadas or pediment plains) before they become intermittent and ultimately consumed ..."