epirogeny

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epirogeny

(ˌɛpaɪˈrɒdʒɪnɪ)
n
(Geological Science) a variant spelling of epeirogeny
epirogenic, epirogenetic adj
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The evolution of the valleys is closely related to oscillation of basic levels of basins Getic and Pontic as a result of the postcretacic epirogenetic movements that give a look of very wide opened valley but also with the oscillations of the level of Black Sea during the Quaternary which forced the valleys to deepen strong into the bed of loess (Popescu and Ielenicz, 2003).
* after-cretaceous epirogenetic movements conducted for extended periods of time, tens of millions of years, giving the aspect of an opened valley, very wide at the top sides (interfluves) of about 8-10 km for Casimcea and Toplog valleys and 4-6 km for theirs tributaries;