Asymmetric fold

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  1. A 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
  2. 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
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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