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dome

(dōm),
Structure rising to a hemispheric center.
[Fr., fr. L. domus, house]

dome

(dōm) [L domus, house]
A semicircular or balloon-shaped weakness in the wall of an aneurysm.
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It is important to have in mind that remarkable domal forms are absent and that no preferred orientation of the stromatolites were observed.
Tenders are invited for Mission kakatiya phase-iv-restoration of dammal(domal) kunta,ponkal(v),mamada(m),nirmal district
Avery is also the largest and oldest domal salt mine in the United States, reported to be the first recorded discovery of rock salt in North America.
Cerro Amarillo, a domal feature approximately six kilometers across, and Cerro Bola, which is truncated by a major north-south trending normal fault, rise above this surface.
Host rocks of the mineralization are a domal type subvolcanic intrusive complex related to the same magmatic source as the Tertiary volcanic activity.
Other offshore gas discoveries in the Qatari waters, like Umm Al Irshan and Matbakh which were once thought to be separate, were proven to be part of the same domal structure.
About 1.7 billion years ago the post-tectonic Harney Peak Granite intruded the country rock creating a major domal structure.
This can also suggests the formation of domal (type-1 of Ramsay and Huber fold interference classification, 1987) structures, may be responsible for the trap of hydrocarbons.