anticlinorium


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Related to anticlinorium: Synclinorium, synclines

anticlinorium

(ˌæntɪklaɪˈnɔːrɪəm)
n, pl -noria (-ˈnɔːrɪə)
(Geological Science) a vast elongated anticline with its strata further folded into anticlines and synclines
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It occupies the core of the Abakaliki anticlinorium and consists of about 3,000m thick basal arkosic sandstones (Awi and Mamfe Formations of Aptian--Albian age) and middle marine shales sandstones (Awe Formation of Early Cenomanian to Early Turonian age).
Toward south the Kalabagh Hills appear as a north-northwest and south-southeast trending anticlinorium cored by the rocks of Permian strata of Zaluch Group (Fig.
Gaosong ore field is located in the northeastern Gejiu tin ore deposit and the northern Wuzishan anticlinorium.
The Sierra de las Cabras is formed by a broad open anticline of axis approximately N080[degrees]E, and features characteristics of a local anticlinorium (Fig.
This land position occurs within the anticlinorium d'Aroostook-Perce and Baie des Chaleurs.
Economic evaluation, recovery techniques and environmental implications of the oil shale deposit in the Abakaliki anticlinorium, Southeastern Nigeria // Oil Shale.
This is located within the Abakaliki Anticlinorium in the southern tip of the Benue Trough.
Deposits occur within the Tengi-Beshbarmag anticlinorium and the superimposed trough of Gusar-Devechi.
Structurally, these rocks occur on the eastern limb of the Green Mountain Anticlinorium.
The main orecontrolling structure is the Xuebaoding anticlinorium, on the southeastern side of the Xuebaoding dome.