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n. pl. ep·ei·rog·e·nies
Uplift or depression of the earth's crust, affecting large areas of land or ocean bottom.
e·pei′ro·gen′ic (ĭ-pī′rō-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
(Physical Geography) in the manner of epeirogeny
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In the author's opinion, the recent recognition of significant unconformities throughout the Avalonian cover sequence and the interpretation of its depositional setting on an epeirogenically
active platform (Landing 1996; Landing and Westrop 1998) are of considerable importance to the single- versus multi-terrane argument.