Definition of Synclinal. Meaning of Synclinal. Synonyms of Synclinal

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Definition of Synclinal

Synclinal
Synclinal Syn*cli"nal, a. [Gr. ? to incline together; sy`n with + ? to incline.] 1. Inclined downward from opposite directions, so as to meet in a common point or line. 2. (Geol.) Formed by strata dipping toward a common line or plane; as, a synclinal trough or valley; a synclinal fold; -- opposed to anticlinal. Note: A downward flexure in the case of folded rocks makes a synclinal axis, and the alternating upward flexure an anticlinal axis.
Synclinal
Synclinal Syn*cli"nal, n. (Geol.) A synclinal fold.

Meaning of Synclinal from wikipedia

- Synclinal may refer to: Syncline, in structural geology, a syncline is a fold, with younger layers closer to the center of the structure. Synclinal, in...
- Ghost Town; the ductile folding is at the base and the brittle is above. Synclinal fold in Silurian Wills Cr**** Formation or Bloomsburg Formation at Roundtop...
- smaller mountains (Short, Walnut, Rich, Log, Reynolds, etc.). These are all synclinal mountains and reside along the axis of the northeast-trending Midd****ro...
- M****anutten Mountain is a synclinal ridge in the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, located in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is near the West Virginia state...
- butane as a function of dihedral angle. A: antiperiplanar, anti or trans. B: synclinal or gauche. C: anticlinal or eclipsed. D: synperiplanar or cis....
- Ginsburg, L. (1988). "La faune des mammifères des sables Miocènes du synclinal d'Esvres (Val de Loire)" [The mammalian fauna of the Miocene sands of...
- migration, cause synclinal deflection below its original position accompanied by the flow of ductile material beneath the synclinal trough to the anticlinal...
- folded and faulted zone that is representative of the designated Blue Rock synclinal "shear zone" complex of macroscale structures between the Cave Mountain...
- course, cutting through the ridges as they developed. Valleys may be synclinal valleys or anticlinal valleys. These mountains are at their highest development...
- the asymmetry of a probability distribution Shear mapping Skew, also synclinal or gauche in alkane stereochemistry Skew ray (optics), an optical path...
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