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(English) Geology modifier of high island earthform; island lying on continental plate, possessing previous connections to large continental land masses; geological composition variable but generally including andesitic, intrusive igneous rocks (e.g., granites) and metamorphic rocks. (See also: high island earthform)
(French) Modificateur de la géologie de haut [earthform] de l'île; île qui s'allonge sur la plaque continentale, et qui posséde des rapports antérieurs aux grandes masses de terre continentale; composition géologique variable mais qui comprend généralement d'andesitic, rocs éruptives importuns (par exemple, granites) et métamorphique. (See also: high island earthform)
(Portuguese) Modificador geológico; ilha implantada numa placa continental que possuiu ligações com grandes massas continentais. (See also: high island earthform)

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