epirogeny

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epirogeny

(ˌɛpaɪˈrɒdʒɪnɪ)
n
(Geological Science) a variant spelling of epeirogeny
epirogenic, epirogenetic adj
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During Palaeozoic, SE Turkey was affected by epirogenic movements as part of the Arabian Plate.
There is currently some conjecture in the literature regarding whether these data indicate that Eocene marine flooding reached this elevation in the wheatbelt, and possibly much higher, or as proposed by Beard (1999), that epirogenic uplift (of 140m) suggests the marine invasion was at a lower elevation (i.e.