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syncline

syncline Sentence Examples

  • Hence the anticline noses out to the north and the syncline to the south.

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  • charniere anticlinale), the corresponding part of a syncline being the "trough-core" or "base," Y, fig.

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  • charniere anticlinale), the corresponding part of a syncline being the "trough-core" or "base," Y, fig.

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  • Where they dip away from the axis of movement the structure is termed an anticline or anticlinal fold; where they dip towards the axis, it is a syncline or synclinal fold.

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  • 2 there is obviously a general inclination of the beds towards the71orth, besides the outward dip from the anticline and the inward dip from the syncline.

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  • In describing rock-folds special terms have been assigned to certain portions of the fold; thus, the sloping sides of an anticline or syncline are known as the "limbs," "slopes," "flanks" or "members" of the fold; in an anticline, the part X, fig.

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  • (I-17) thrown into an anticline (AA') and syncline (BB').

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  • 13, which, instead of passing here under the next in order, turns up with a contrary dip and forms the centre of a trough or syncline (B).

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  • The particular bed marked EF has been entirely removed by denudation from the top of the anticline, and is buried deep beneath the centre of the syncline.

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  • 2 there is obviously a general inclination of the beds towards the71orth, besides the outward dip from the anticline and the inward dip from the syncline.

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  • Taking the Atlantic as our simplest type, we may say that the surface of an ocean basin resembles that of a mighty trough or syncline, buckled up more or less centrally in a medial ridge, which is bounded by two long and deep marginal hollows, in the cores of which still deeper grooves sink to the profoundest depths.

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  • The group of heights of South Wales, running on the whole from west to east, marks the outcrops of the Old Red Sandstone and Carboniferous strata which lie within a vast syncline of the Silurian rocks.

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  • Where they dip away from the axis of movement the structure is termed an anticline or anticlinal fold; where they dip towards the axis, it is a syncline or synclinal fold.

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  • (I-17) thrown into an anticline (AA') and syncline (BB').

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  • 13, which, instead of passing here under the next in order, turns up with a contrary dip and forms the centre of a trough or syncline (B).

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  • The particular bed marked EF has been entirely removed by denudation from the top of the anticline, and is buried deep beneath the centre of the syncline.

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  • The crest-line of an anticline or trough-line of a syncline is rarely horizontal for any great distance; its departure from horizontality is designated the "pitch," and the fold is said to pitch (or dip) towards the north, &c. Most simple folds - with the exception of very shallow curvatures of wide area, - when considered in their entirety, are seen to be somewhat canoe-shaped in form.

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  • Along the various layers of rock a curve down is called a syncline, a curve in an upwards is called an anticline.

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  • Along the various layers of rock a curve down is called a syncline, a curve in an upwards is called an anticline.

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  • Taking the Atlantic as our simplest type, we may say that the surface of an ocean basin resembles that of a mighty trough or syncline, buckled up more or less centrally in a medial ridge, which is bounded by two long and deep marginal hollows, in the cores of which still deeper grooves sink to the profoundest depths.

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  • The group of heights of South Wales, running on the whole from west to east, marks the outcrops of the Old Red Sandstone and Carboniferous strata which lie within a vast syncline of the Silurian rocks.

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  • Hence the anticline noses out to the north and the syncline to the south.

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  • In describing rock-folds special terms have been assigned to certain portions of the fold; thus, the sloping sides of an anticline or syncline are known as the "limbs," "slopes," "flanks" or "members" of the fold; in an anticline, the part X, fig.

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  • The crest-line of an anticline or trough-line of a syncline is rarely horizontal for any great distance; its departure from horizontality is designated the "pitch," and the fold is said to pitch (or dip) towards the north, &c. Most simple folds - with the exception of very shallow curvatures of wide area, - when considered in their entirety, are seen to be somewhat canoe-shaped in form.

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