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syn·cli·nal

(sin'kli-năl),
Denoting two structures inclined one toward the other.
[G. syn- klinō, to incline together]

synclinal

(sĭn-klī′năl) [Gr. synklinein, to lean together]
Inclined in the same direction toward a point.
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These folds are identified and interpreted on the basis of stratigraphic repetition and include alternate anticlinal and synclinal structures (Fig.
Clastic dikes F1 and F2 are located in the SE side of a small synclinal structure, which is about 4 m deep and 40 m wide (Fig.
This is in keeping with the structural grain of the area, in which the trend of late Laramide fold axes is NNW-SSE, and the whole TACB may have poured into a synclinal valley.
The Target resource is a sedimentary gold bearing reef located on the western limit of the Witwatersrand basin, and is a synclinal structure plunging at an average inclination of 8[degrees].
The subdeserts show a special geomorphological feature: the synclinal slopes are occupied by sloping erosion embankments (glacis, or pediments, three to five in number, that developed during the Quaternary).
The tight anticlinal and broad synclinal folded structures evolved on Eocene evaporites as detachment folds were truncated by thrust faults along their limbs at surface which relates that folds formed earlier than faults.
Abu Dhabi lies in a broad synclinal area between the basement shield of the Arabian Peninsula and the up-thrust mountains of Oman's Musandam Peninsula.
Class 4 of Iat mainly takes place in the tectonically inactive synclinal gentle plains in the north parts of the study area.
The Mesozoic Cameros Basin has a synclinal geometry, with maximum cumulative thickness in the central areas that decreases progressively toward the north and the south (Casas et al.
As for Abu Swiera hot spring, from the geological point of view, the area is a triangular excavation represents the synclinal trough to the southwest of El-halal anticline massif.
The Baltic Basin (Baltic Syneclise) is a large marginal synclinal structure in the southwestern part of the East European Craton, but a major structure of the three Baltic States (Fig.