An embankment against inundation.
a rock and gravel embankment or stopbank build to prevent lahars from spilling out of the Whangaehu valley into the Tongariro and Lake Taupo catchment.
India Raised embankment
Dyke, embankment, levée of a pond or polder
An artificial mound or embankment used to either screen a site from view, or reduce noise emissions.
An embankment formed from natural material, used either to screen a site from view or reduce noise emission from a site.