Anticlinal axis

From WebRef.org
Revision as of 10:44, 4 May 2020 by Webref (talk | contribs) (Created page with "# The medial line of an upfolded structure, from which the strata dip on either side. # If a range of hills or a valley is composed of strata that on the two sides dip in opp...")
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigationJump to search
  1. The medial line of an upfolded structure, from which the strata dip on either side.
  2. If a range of hills or a valley is composed of strata that on the two sides dip in opposite directions, the imaginary line that lies between them and toward which the strata on each side rise is called an anticlinal axis. See also: axis
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


Sponsor: Download AWS Welding Safety Standards