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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

- structural geology, an anticline is a type of fold that is an arch-like shape and has its oldest beds at its core. A typical anticline is convex up in which...
- behavior of dip isogons. that is, lines connecting points of equal dip: Anticline: linear, strata normally dip away from axial center, oldest strata in...
- 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 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...
- The Weald–Artois anticline is a large anticline, a geological structure running between the regions of the Weald in southern England and Artois in northeastern...
- The Portsdown Anticline is a north-facing geological fold of Tertiary age affecting rocks in Hampshire, southern England. This upfold of the local sedimentary...
- 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...
- Rollover anticlines are anticlines related to extensional normal faults. They must be differentiated from fault-propagation folds, which are ****ociated...
- basic forms of structural traps are the anticline trap, the fault trap and the salt dome trap. An anticline is an area of the subsurface where the...
- The Anticline Ridge is a ridge, southeast of Joaquin Ridge, declining from its high point, Black Mountain in the north, to the southeast into low hills...
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