How to use Tectonic in a sentence

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  • In the tectonic structure of Asia the Kuen-lun forms, as it were, the backbone of the continent.

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  • The tectonic plates of the global economy are shifting.

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  • South of Lake Issyk-kul, which appears to be a hollow of tectonic origin, runs the Terskei Ala-tau, separating the lake from the high valley of the Naryn.

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  • Surprisingly enough, the lithosphere is made up of only a few major tectonic plates.

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  • These areas of volcanic activity are caused by subduction of tectonic plates.

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  • There are also other subsets of this theory that predict Earthly torment as a result of the gravitational pull on tectonic plates.

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  • This local tectonic signature often conceals the more regional tectonism and changes in base-level.

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  • I could put on a show of force - Order volcanoes to spew out poison, Have tectonic plates tear them to shreds.

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  • These are the last tectonic shifts of ethnic cleansing.

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  • The range is cut by numerous fault lines, some of which betray evidence of recent activity; it is probable that movements along these faults cause the earthquake tremors to which the region is subject, all of which seem to be tectonic. The altitudes of the Coast Range vary from about 2000 to 8000 ft.; in the neighbourhood of San Francisco Bay the culminating peaks are about 4000 ft.

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  • Both the orderly arrangement of these diagonal chains and the agreement which exists between the tectonic and geological phenomena are well shown in the geological and hypsometrical maps published in the Annuaire du Club Alpin francais for 1891 and 1892 by MM.

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  • The seismic signals recorded around active volcanoes show a much greater variety than signals recorded in the vicinity of tectonic earthquakes.

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  • We aim to show that this ridge formed after Drake Passage opened, as a result of tectonic deformation.

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  • Complex tectonic and volcanic forces involving icy viscous fluids combined to develop the deformed pattern of this landscape.

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  • The present eruption fissure is located between these two volcanic centers with a direction parallel to the regional tectonic lineament.

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  • Research Traditionally my chief area of research has spanned a broad range of tectonic topics concentrating on the deformation of continental lithosphere.

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  • Greece sits at the confluence of three tectonic plates.

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  • Fissures, filled with calcite and sand, were pointed out, thought to be due to brittle fracture, as tectonic uplift occurred.

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  • These tectonic arches often extend for long distances with great regularity, but are frequently crossed by subsidiary anticlines, which themselves play a not unimportant part in the aggregation of the oil.

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