Definition of isoclinal in English:
Denoting a fold of strata so acute that the two limbs are parallel.
- Large tight or isoclinal folds with limbs several tens of metres long occur locally.
- However, quarry outcrops of mainly white halitic mylonites display isoclinal folds that suggest a more impressive past.
- These isoclinal folds deform ‘early’ domains which record a pre-Main Central Thrust compositional banding.
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