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  • noun geology A broad anticline caused by local uplift


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  • Manifestly this upwarp occurred since the peneplain was formed; it is later than the

    The Elements of Geology

  • Florida being formed by a broad transverse upwarp of the continental delta at the opening of the Miocene, forming first an island, which afterwards was joined to the mainland.

    The Elements of Geology

  • Kaibab upwarp in Grand Canyon indicates rapid folding before the sediments had time to solidify (the sand grains were not elongated under stress as would be expected if the rock had hardened).

    Dakota Voice


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