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Fold > Monocline
PREFERRED TERM
Monocline  
DEFINITION
  • A fold that is defined by a local steepening of otherwise uniform gentle dipping strata (Dennis, 1967).
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • The formation of monoclines is usually related to faults in the sub-surface but may also occur due to differential compaction.
CONTRIBUTOR
  • ebnmar
CREATOR
  • ebnmar
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Monoklinale

German

URI
http://resource.geolba.ac.at/structure/54
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