Definitions

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  • n. A series of parallel anticlinal folds on a regional-scale anticline.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The upward elevation of the crust of the earth, resulting from a geanticlinal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mountain formed by an anticline; a series of folds in which the anticlinal typo predominates: a series of great arches with many minor undulations.

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Examples

  • The Los Zorros property covers the entire breadth of a regional anticlinorium in an area that is the locus of younger intrusive activity which intruded up through the fold-deformed lower Cretaceous section of volcaniclastic, siliclastic, and limestone formations and intrusive diorite sills.

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