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...
- A Digital Outcrop Model (DOM), also called a virtual outcrop model, is a digital 3D representation of the outcrop surface, mostly in a form of textured...
- Rock outcrop at the s****s of Lake Baikal, Russia. In the foregroung a beach made of pebble-sized rocks can be seen....
- Outcrop is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. A post office called Outcrop was established in 1900, and remained in operation...
- The Beam is a geological outcrop on US Route 2 in South Hero, Vermont that is well known for its display of small-scale thrust faults originating from...
- The Ag****iz Bedrock Outcrop is a geographic feature of Ellsworth, Maine that is significant in the history of geology. Located at 406 State Street (U...
- on Earth, in part mirroring the distribution of ophiolites. There are outcroppings of serpentine soils in the Balkan Peninsula, Turkey, Alps, Cuba, and...
- Kutkhiny Baty, a pumice rock formation outcrop located 4 km from the source of the Ozernaya River (Lake Kurile), near the southern tip of the Kamchatka...
- Bituminous outcrop of the Puy de la Poix, Clermont-Ferrand, France...