Definitions for "Cuesta"
A sloping plain, esp. one with the upper end at the crest of a cliff; a hill or ridge with one face steep and the opposite face gently sloping.
An asymmetrical ridge with one steep and one gentle face formed where gently dipping beds of erosion-resistant rocks are undercut by erosion of a weaker bed underneath.
a ridge composed of gently tipped rock strata with a long, gradual slope on one side and a relative steep scarp or cliff on the other.