centroclinal


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centroclinal

(ˌsɛntrəʊˈklaɪnəl)
adj
(Geological Science) geology of, relating to, or designating a rock formation in which the strata slope down and in towards a central point or area
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In the area of Mt Kuchintundra situated in the far south-east of the North Pechenga zone, there is a fragment of centroclinal structure complicated by the system of steeply dipping rock fractures.
Centroclinal cross strata, a distinctive sedimentary structure.
Many standing trees are bordered by scour fills of sandstone up to 2 m thick with centroclinal (inward dipping) cross-stratification, and suites of large sandy mounds (vegetation shadows) are common (Rygel et al.