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BUCKLE FOLD [1 record]

Record 1 2011-01-31


Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics

A double flexure of rock beds formed by compression acting in the plane of the folded beds.


buckle fold: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.


  • Tectonique

Les plis de flambage et glissement flexural sont concentrés le long des failles et à l'intérieur de quelques domaines rhombiques écrasés entre des failles majeures [...]


pli de flambement; pli de flambage; pli par flambement : termes en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Key term(s)
  • pli par flambage


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