Definition of Synclinorium. Meaning of Synclinorium. Synonyms of Synclinorium

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Definition of Synclinorium

Synclinorium
Synclinorium Syn`cli*no"ri*um, n.; pl. Synclinoria. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to lay together + ? mountain.] (Geol.) A mountain range owing its origin to the progress of a geosynclinal, and ending in a catastrophe of displacement and upturning. --Dana.

Meaning of Synclinorium from wikipedia

- structure, whereas an anticline is the inverse of a syncline. A synclinorium (plural synclinoriums or synclinoria) is a large syncline with superimposed smaller...
- Zanskar Range is part of the Tethys Himalaya, an approximately 100-km-wide synclinorium formed by strongly folded and imbricated, weakly metamorphosed sedimentary...
- units: the southern peneplain, the Inini synclinorium, the central granite m****ifs and the northern synclinorium. The southern peneplain consists of a set...
- Central Thrust" (MCT). The Tethys Himalaya is an approximately 100-km-wide synclinorium formed by strongly folded and imbricated, weakly metamorphosed sedimentary...
- The Aye Formation is a geologic formation in the Dinant synclinorium, Ardennes, Belgium. It is part of the Condroz Group, at the base of the middle Famennian...
- slide to form talus slopes. The M****anutten Sandstone is folded in a synclinorium, and it outcrops at the ridge tops. M****anutten Peak Green Mountain Three...
- with the Acadian Orogeny. The formation is present in the Moose River synclinorium in north-central Maine. Earth sciences portal Paleontology portal Paleozoic...
- These have been metamorphosed to the blueschist level. In the Smithton Synclinorium the Togari Group followed with conglomerate from the Sturtian and Marinoan...
- southeast of the Kathmandu Valley is located within the eastern flank of a synclinorium in Kavre District. The Jhiku Khola, a tributary of the Sun Koshi River...
- plants from the Lower Devonian of Marchin (northern margin of Dinant Synclinorium, Belgium). V. Psilophyton genseliae sp. nov., with hypotheses on the...
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