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Tors are outcrops of fractured rocks, commonly granites, rising abruptly from the surrounding hilly terranes, characterized by gentle slopes.

References
Mac Culloch, J. (1814). III. On the Granite Tors of Cornwall. Transactions of the Geological Society of London1(1), 66-78.
Migon, P. (2006). Granite landscapes of the world. OUP Oxford.
Palmer, J., & Neilson, R. A. (1962). The origin of granite tors on Dartmoor, Devonshire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society33(3), 315-340.   

See also
Tor – wikipedia

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