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Definition of Anticlinal

Anticlinal
Anticlinal An`ti*cli"nal, n. (Geol.) The crest or line in which strata slope or dip in opposite directions.
Anticlinal
Anticlinal An`ti*cli"nal (-kl[imac]"nal), a. [Pref. anti- + Gr. kli`nein to incline.] Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See Synclinal. Anticlinal line, Anticlinal axis (Geol.), a line from which strata dip in opposite directions, as from the ridge of a roof. Anticlinal vertebra (Anat.), one of the dorsal vertebr[ae], which in many animals has an upright spine toward which the spines of the neighboring vertebr[ae] are inclined.

Meaning of Anticlinal from wikipedia

- Anticlinal may refer to: Anticline, in structural geology, an anticline is a fold that is convex up and has its oldest beds at its core. Anticlinal, in...
- evidence of anticlines on a geologic map. These formations occur because anticlinal ridges typically develop above thrust faults during crustal deformations...
- Anticlinal trap...
- landscape that stretches from the Bohemian Forest to the Paris Basin. This anticlinal terrain is a result of the tectonic bulging of the earth's surface between...
- kilometres (77 sq mi) anticlinal erosion cirque is at 30°35′N 34°45′E / 30.583°N 34.750°E / 30.583; 34.750 (Negev anticlinal erosion cirque) on the...
- each end of the fold. Particularly noticeable are the numerous plunging anticlinal noses at the northeastern end of the Smoke Holes. The Cave Mountain anticline...
- regarded as sacred by the Yazidis. The Sinjar Mountains are a breached anticlinal structure. These mountains consist of an asymmetrical, doubly plunging...
- the south by the Erin syncline. Finally, the Southern Range consists of anticlinal folds, including the Rock Dome-Herrera anticline and the Moruga-West Field...
- especially north of the Los Bajos Fault. The Southern Range forms the third anticlinal uplift. The rocks consist of sandstones, shales, siltstones and clays...
- through the ridges as they developed. Valleys may be synclinal valleys or anticlinal valleys. These mountains are at their highest development in central Pennsylvania...
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