Definition of Anticline. Meaning of Anticline. Synonyms of Anticline

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Definition of Anticline

Anticline
Anticline An"ti*cline, n. [See Anticlinal.] (Geol.) A structure of bedded rocks in which the beds on both sides of an axis or axial plane dip away from the axis; an anticlinal.

Meaning of Anticline from wikipedia

- an anticline is a type of fold that is an arch-like shape and has its oldest beds at its core, whereas a syncline is the inverse of a anticline. A typical...
- is, lines connecting points of equal dip on adjacent folded surfaces: Anticline: linear, strata normally dip away from the axial center, oldest strata...
- Rollover anticlines are anticlines related to extensional normal faults. They must be differentiated from fault-propagation folds, which are ****ociated...
- The Weald–Artois anticline is a large anticline, a geological structure running between the regions of the Weald in southern England and Artois in northern...
- The Oxaya anticline is a large north-south aligned anticline and buckle in the Chilean Andes west of the Altiplano Plateau. The anticline is about 60...
- The Mareuil Anticline, also called Mareuil-Meyssac Anticline, is a structural high within the sedimentary sequence of the northeastern Aquitaine Basin...
- The Stockbridge Anticline is one of a series of parallel east-west trending folds in the Cretaceous chalk of Hampshire. It lies at the western end of...
- A river anticline is a geologic structure that is formed by the focused uplift of rock caused by high erosion rates from large rivers relative to the...
- The Anticline Ridge is a ridge, southeast of Joaquin Ridge, declining from its 3,629 foot / 1,106 meter high point, Black Mountain in the north at 36°18′16″N...
- Samaan (1971), Poui (1972) and Galeota. These fields are mainly faulted anticline traps producing from depths of 1.2 to 4.2 km (0.75 to 2.61 mi) subsea...
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