clinoform

clinoform

[′klī·nə‚fȯrm]
(geology)
A subaqueous landform, such as the continental slope of the ocean or the foreset bed of a delta.
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Kvalross will target a new play of Lower Triassic clinoform reservoirs within a megaclosure.
Near offset or proximal sector it includes some clinoform set which has been separated by internal downlap surfaces and are not faulted.
Additional factors, such as draping by overlying Maastrichtian clinoform units, may e xplain the different seismic character of the erosion surface.