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Monocline vs. Strata — What's the Difference?

Monocline vs. Strata — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Monocline and Strata

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Monocline

A monocline (or, rarely, a monoform) is a step-like fold in rock strata consisting of a zone of steeper dip within an otherwise horizontal or gently-dipping sequence.
Sep 27, 2022

Strata

A plural of stratum.
Sep 27, 2022

Monocline

A geologic structure in which all layers are inclined in the same direction.
Sep 27, 2022

Monocline

(geology) A unidirectional dip in strata that is not a part of an anticline or syncline
Sep 27, 2022

Monocline

(geology) A single flexure in otherwise flat-lying strata
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Monocline

A monoclinal fold.
Sep 27, 2022

Monocline

A geological formation in which all strata are inclined in the same direction
Sep 27, 2022

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