shelf has definitions from the field of geography
[ noun ] a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects

Used in print

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

This happens on the grocer 's shelf or in your kitchen .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

He observed the Florentine vase in the hall , the Renoir painting in the library , as_well_as the long shelves of well-bound volumes ; the pattern of the Oriental rug , the delicate cut-glass chandelier .

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

Without comment he opened the closet and from its shelves constructed a highboard around the egg case which he had placed on the floor inside .

[ noun ] (geography) a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water



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ridge berm