diapirism


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diapirism

(ˌdaɪəˈpɪərɪzəm)
n
the existence of diapirsthe process leading to the production of diapirs
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Some researchers suggest that this anticline has formed due to a combination of diapirism of Hormuz Salt and continued movement of the Sarvestan Fault (Dehbozorgi et al.
Most Maykopian out-crops are tied with phenomena of diapirism, which have caused the deposits to be in the surface or down along the kernels of numerous diapiric folds.
The wide distribution and relatively constant thickness of the Boss Point Formation suggests that it did not cause significant differential loading and was deposited during a time of modest passive diapirism (Waldron et al.
Strike-slip faulting and Diapirism of the south-eastern Zagros ranges.
An unusually high altitude of the inclined Middle Ordovician limestone strata, observed at Tornimagi and Porguhauamagi, may be caused by (1) huge erratics broken by ice from the edge of the North Estonian Klint or (2) diapirism.
Tilted silt, abrupt truncations and active salt diapirism have been recorded in close proximity to the fault.
The diapirism of Lopatari-Manzalesti area is due to both tectonic and density variation.
Jurassic salt deposition results in salt diapirism (Fig.
5 mm/a is impressive, probably one of the highest in European salt diapirism.
Structural style, diapirism and accretionary episodes of the Sinu-San Jacinto Terrane, southwestern Caribbean borderland.