dip slope

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dip slope

[′dip ‚slōp]
(geology)
A slope of the surface of the land determined by and conforming approximately to the dip of the underlying rocks. Also known as back slope; outface.
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In the Promontorio area the Veta Madre and associated stockwork and shear zones form topographic dip slopes making for easy drill targets and are readily accessible for potential surface exploitation.
The three to 36 metre thick Noche Buena zone dip slopes along the hillside and presents an open pit target where calculations based on a 0.