Basin

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  1. See dome.
    Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. Physical Geology, 6th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
  2. A natural depression of strata containing a coalbed or other stratified deposit. CF: depression
  3. The lowest part of a mine or area of coal lands. Hudson
  4. A general region with an overall history of subsidence and thick sedimentary section. Wheeler, R.R.
    Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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