- (geology) flat elevated land with poor soil and little vegetation that is scarred by dry channels of glacial origin (especially in eastern Washington)
How To Use scablands In A Sentence
- During the last glacial period, Lake Missoula filled and burst through its ice dam some 40 times or more, scouring eastern Washington to create what is called the channeled scablands. Trout and Salmon of North America
- He named the Channeled Scablands, with its catastrophically water-carved coulees, dry waterfalls, potholes and huge erratic boulders.