PARAPET

An EMBANKMENT, especially one on top of a WALL or RAMPART or in front of a MILITARY_TRENCH, that is built to provide protection from an enemy's observation and fire, to protect EQUIPMENT, to stabilize an adjacent STRUCTURE, or to serve as a TERRAIN_OBSTACLE; a parapet [SOED, "parapet", 1.

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Initial contribute: 2011-12-26

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Geographic semantic resource librarySedrisNatural Geography

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Name PARAPET
Description An EMBANKMENT, especially one on top of a WALL or RAMPART or in front of a MILITARY_TRENCH, that is built to provide protection from an enemy's observation and fire, to protect EQUIPMENT, to stabilize an adjacent STRUCTURE, or to serve as a TERRAIN_OBSTACLE; a parapet [SOED, "parapet", 1.
Chinese
Name 矮护墙

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NNU_Group (2011). PARAPET, Concept & Semantic, OpenGMS, https://geomodeling.njnu.edu.cn/repository/concept/5bd7a3c2-dab0-477a-8c46-5fa7952262f9
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Initial contribute : 2011-12-26

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