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STRUCTURAL LOW [1 record]

Record 1 2008-09-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
  • Geomorphology and Geomorphogeny
DEF

The saddle between structural highs along the crests of anticlines.

OBS

The opposite of "structural high."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
  • Géomorphologie et géomorphogénie
DEF

Lorsque l'on considère un anticlinal fermé adjacent à un synclinal fermé, distance verticale séparant dans un horizon donné le point le plus haut en position anticlinale, du point le plus bas en position synclinale.

OBS

abaissement axial; ensellement : termes en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

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