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- noun geology A
mountainbelt whose process of deformationis visible.
- noun geology Any mountain belt with significant
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Coined by Carey in 1955. ("The orocline concept in geotectonics", Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 89: 255-288)
(12-14°S): Implications for mass balance and rotations in the "Bolivian orocline"