Definition of altiplanation in English:

altiplanation

noun

Geomorphology
  • Levelling of the ground as a result of alternate freezing and thawing of soil or rock; = cryoplanation. Usually attributive, especially in "altiplanation terrace".

Origin

Early 20th century. From alti- + planation.

Pronunciation

altiplanation

/altɪpləˈneɪʃn/