a prominent feature of rock that juts out from the side of a mountain.
part of the mountain or rock that stands in front of the main mountain face
A spur or projection on the side of a mountain.
A large protruding face or area of rock that stands away from the mountain face.
A thin, erect, tabular concrete supporting member used in construction of slab and buttress dams. Also a projecting structure providing lateral support to a rock face or a portion of a dam.
A very steep spur projecting from a hill, mountain, plateau, range etc., having the appearance of supporting it.
a very steep arete on the face of a mountain. Nose and pillar are synonomous with buttress.
The projection of stonework at the side or corners of a building to provide strength against the lateral forces
A rock formation that projects out from the line of a face.
A large protruding face or area of a crag.