Definition of Outcrop. Meaning of Outcrop. Synonyms of Outcrop

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Definition of Outcrop

Outcrop
Outcrop Out"crop`, n. (Geol.) (a) The coming out of a stratum to the surface of the ground. --Lyell. (b) That part of inclined strata which appears at the surface; basset.
Outcrop
Outcrop Out*crop", v. i. (Geol.) To come out to the surface of the ground; -- said of strata.

Meaning of Outcrop from wikipedia

- An outcrop or rocky outcrop is a visible exposure of bedrock or ancient superficial deposits on the surface of the Earth. Outcrops do not cover...
- Hatch Outcrop (72°34′S 93°20′W / 72.567°S 93.333°W / -72.567; -93.333Coordinates: 72°34′S 93°20′W / 72.567°S 93.333°W / -72.567; -93.333) is an...
- The Högbom Outcrops (80°15′S 24°52′W / 80.250°S 24.867°W / -80.250; -24.867Coordinates: 80°15′S 24°52′W / 80.250°S 24.867°W / -80.250; -24.867) are...
- metres (338 ft) in the Jebel Dukhan to the west, a range of low limestone outcroppings running north-south from Zikrit through Umm Bab to the southern border...
- researchers have identified the source as a 70-metre (230 ft) long rock outcrop called Craig Rhos-y-Felin (51°59′30.1″N 4°44′40.9″W / 51.991694°N 4.744694°W...
- significant shielding of Port Blair and Campbell Bay by steep mountainous outcrops may have contributed to the relatively low wave heights at these locations...
- Peña, meaning "rocky outcrop" or "rocky summit" in the Spanish language (Aragonese: Penya, Catalan: Penya), may refer to: Peña Montañesa, a mountain...
- the far north west of the island and in the Hebrides (with a few small outcrops elsewhere), which date from at least 2,700 Ma (Ma = million years ago)...
- Northern England; they had a stronghold in the locality at a sandstone outcrop on which Manchester Cathedral now stands, opposite the banks of the River...
- flat, with vast arid plains broken by occasional ridges and cliff-like outcroppings. A series of scarps face south-west, longitudinally bisecting these plains...
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