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 SE-NW trending Swabi Synclinorium and Shewa Anticlinorium correspond with the NE-SW shortening in the region.
From east to west, Yunnan and Tibet geothermal zone can be divided into the Ailaoshan anticlinorium, Lanping-Simao depression, Changning-Lancang anticlinorium, Baoshan synclinorium, and Tengchong-Gaoligong mountain anticlinorium [29].
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).
Gaosong ore field is located in the northeastern Gejiu tin ore deposit and the northern Wuzishan anticlinorium. The field is sandwiched between the NS Gejiu fault, the EW Jiajieshan fracture bed, and the EW Gesong and Beiyinshan faults.
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.
The Rozna-Olsi ore fields are situated in the eastern periphery of a vast anticlinorium. The core of the ore field is formed with the anticlinal identified as the Rozna-Rozsochy anticline (also the Main anticline) with the fold axis in the north-northwest direction.
The Gaspe Property is located about 40 km WNW of Chandler on the Gaspe Peninsula, in Raudin Township.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.