[Taxacom] Macroslope

Robin Leech releech at telusplanet.net
Sun Sep 28 17:46:13 CDT 2008

Hi All,

I found a Russian Geology paper that uses the word "macroslope".

Volodicheva, Natalya. [no date]  #15.  The Caucasus, p. 350-376, illust.
    IN: Maria Shahgedanova (ed.). The Physical Geography of Northern 

The text mentioned above is at least 1998, and "macroslope" is used but not


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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Macroslope

> Kleo Pullin wrote:
>> A while ago I came across this word in a beautiful book about Siberian 
>> tigers.  The book is, "Riding the Tiger: Tiger Conservation in 
>> Human-Dominated Landscapes," edited by Richard Burge, John Seidensticker, 
>> Sarah Christie, Peter Jackson.   John Seidensticker is a big cat 
>> conservationist at the Smithsonian and might know the word or know which 
>> of the Russian authors of the papers to ask.
> * google gives 1080 hits, in many of which it's used as if it were a
> routine English word.
> fred.
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