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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The south-eastern region is characterised by several megastructural features, notably the Calabar flank, the Mamfe embayment, the Anambra basin, the Afikpo syncline, the Abakaliki anticlinorium, the Niger Delta, the Oban massif and the Obudu plateau (Figure 2).
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.
These formations are draped across what has been called a tectonic hinge that coincides with the eastern margin of the Bronson Hill anticlinorium (Fig.
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.
These rocks form a steeply plunging anticlinorium, a regional fold (bend) structure that is composed of smaller folds.
Structurally, these rocks occur on the eastern limb of the Green Mountain Anticlinorium.
Deposits also occur within the Tengi-Beshbarmag anticlinorium and the superimposed trough of Gusar-Devechi.
The South Maysville Prospect is situated on the Southwest flank of a large broad Northwest plunging anticlinorium in the Pauls Valley Uplift geological province.
The basin has also been considered to be a positive shallow depression which received a relatively thin sediments supply and was formed during the Campanian stage associated with the Benue--Abakaliki anticlinorium and the subsidence of the Anambra platform which gave rise to the Anambra basin.
The Abakaliki anticlinorium, which is one of the depocenters in the lower Benue Trough, contains approximately 3600 m thick sediments.