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Encyclopedia > Dome (geology)

In geology, a dome is a deformational feature consisting of symmetrically-dipping anticlines; their general outline on a geologic map is circular or oval.(Monroe and Wicander, 230) The strata in a dome are upwarped; if the top of a dome is eroded off, the result will be a series of concentric strata that grow progressively older from the outside-in, with the oldest rocks exposed at the center.(Monroe and Wicander, 231) Many geologic domes are too large to appreciated from the surface, and are readily apparent only in maps; well-known domes include the Llano Uplift and the Ozark Dome.(Monroe and Wicander, 230) Geology (from Greek γη- (ge-, the earth) and λογος (logos, word, reason)) is the science and study of the Earth, its composition, structure, physical properties, history and the processes that shape it. ... Anticline - USGS In structural geology, an anticline is an upward-curving fold, sloping downward to either side. ... Bold text For other uses, see Map (disambiguation). ... The Llano Uplift is a formation of Precambrian rock, primarily granite, in Central Texas in the United States. ...


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Anticline - USGS In structural geology, an anticline is an upward-curving fold, sloping downward to either side. ...

Reference

  • Monroe, James S., and Reed Wicander. The Changing Earth: Exploring Geology and Evolution. 2nd ed. Belmont: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1997. ISBN 0314095772

 
 

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