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CROSS RIDGE DYKE

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A linear earthwork, usually a bank accompanied by a ditch, which runs across rather than along an area or ridge of higher ground.

Cross Dyke (Non-Preferred)

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Related Terms

Term Note
BOUNDARY DYKE A dyke that indicates the limit of an area or a piece of land.
EARTHWORK A bank or mound of earth used as a rampart or fortification.
HEAD DYKE A dyke used to separate the agricultural land of a township from rough grazing.

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