fold in which one
limb dips more steeply than the other.
Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982.
Physical Geology, 6th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
- A fold in which one limb dips more steeply than the other. If one limb is
overturned, the term "overturned fold" or "overfold" is used.
CF: symmetrical fold
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