• Definition for "anaclinal"
    • In geology, transverse toward plunge: said of a…
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anaclinal definition

  • others:
    • In geology, transverse toward plunge: said of a valley or a river which descends against the dip.
    • In geology, transverse to the plunge: said of a valley or a river which descends contrary to the dip.
  • adjective:
    • of valleys and rivers; advancing in a direction opposite into the dip in surrounding rock strata
    • of valleys and rivers; progressing in a direction reverse into the dip in surrounding stone strata
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