synclinorium


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synclinorium

(ˌsɪŋklɪˈnɔːrɪəm)
n, pl -ria (-rɪə)
(Geological Science) a vast elongated syncline with its strata further folded into anticlines and synclines
[C19: New Latin, from syncline + -orium, suffix indicating a place]
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In all of these formations, exposures typically consist of gently tilted strata that form shallow strike-valleys and higher ridges as the surface expression of the large structural synclinorium underlying the Potwar Plateau.
ha KhelAnticlinorium, Malik Din Khel Anticlinorium, Qamber Khel Anticlinorium, Mishti Anticlinorium, Daborai Anticlinorium, Ali Khel Mala Khel Anticlinorium, Bagh Anticline, Darpiar Anticline, Umar Khel Anticline, Adam Khel Anticline, Syed Karam Anticline, Alam Khel Anticline Donga Synclinorium, Kas Syncline, Umer Khel Syncline and Adam Khel Syncline,.
The geology of this area is dominated by the Fenghuangshan granodiorite, which intruded the core of a NE-SW-trending synclinorium (Fig.
Stratigraphy and tectonics of the western closures of the Silurian-Devonian synclinorium in the Barrandian area.
Geologically, the area lies within the southern limb of the South-Cantabrian Synclinorium, a large structure mainly composed of Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene deposits on the southeastern part of the Basque-Cantabrian Region (Baceta et al.
In the common view the Hollabrunn unit represents deep crystalline synclinorium between Dyje and Brno granitoids belonging to the Brunovistulicum.
Mopani currently produces around 120,000 mt/y of copper and will also contribute to Zambia's increased copper production through the sinking of the new Synclinorium shaft.
GE and Actom s equipment will be deployed to support Mopani Copper Mines PLC s development of a new, $320 million shaft and associated infrastructure at the Synclinorium site within the Mopani Copper Mine, which is an integrated copper and cobalt operation.
The minimum stratigraphic thickness is reported as 800 m (2,500 ft) in the Bays Mountain synclinorium and the maximum is 2,300 m (7,000 ft) in Blount and Monroe counties (Rodgers, 1953; Shanmugam and Walker, 1983).
Sedimentary responses to sub-aerial felsic volcanism from the Late Devonian-Early Carboniferous northern Macalister Synclinorium, southeastern Australia.
There are no Upper Jurassic deposits in the south-eastern tip of the Tengi-Beshbarmag anticlinorium and the Shahdag-Khyzy synclinorium.