Anticlinal axis

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(Geol.) a line or ridge from which the strata slope downward on the two opposite sides.

See also: Axis

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Therefore, an initial horizontal stress of 60 MPa is applied to simulate the concentrated structure stress in the anticlinal axis. The Mohr-Coulomb model is used to calculate the numerical model.
(2) When the distance is 4 m between the working face and anticlinal axis in Figure 8(c), the maximum value of the abutment pressure is 60 MPa.
A vertical monitoring line is set up in the anticlinal axis of the numerical model.
The Dungan Limestone forms the peaks of anticlinal axis extending more than 10 km north south.