anteclise

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anteclise (plural anteclises)

  1. (geology) A large uplifted structure on a continental platform.
    • 2002, Mark Naumovich Berdichevskiĭ, Magnetotellurics in the Context of the Theory of Ill-posed Problems:
      Thus, on the south flank of the Anabar anteclise, the Tjung-Siligir and Nizhnemorkokin elevations were identified, while in the Igiattan depression the Vilyuis-Morkhin swell was recognized, separating the southern basin from the northern.

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