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ZINGG BENCH TERRACE

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A special type of bench terrace designed for dryland moisture conservation. Typically employs an earthen embankment similar to the ridge terrace; a part of the terrace interval immediately above the ridge is bench-leveled. Runoff water from the sloping area is retained on the leveled area and absorbed by the soil. Also see Terrace.

 

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