Anticlinal axis

From WebRef.org
Revision as of 13:57, 5 June 2020 by Webref (talk | contribs)
(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: Shop the Plus collection from Forever 21 and get free shipping on all orders over $50!