disharmonic fold

disharmonic fold

[‚dis·här′män·ik ′fōld]
(geology)
A fold in which changes in form or magnitude occur with depth.
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presents new structural subdivisions of the stratigraphic column, which consists of several competent structural units that are separated by incompetent levels resulting in a disharmonic fold style in the study area (Fig 1).
Various forms of minor folds that are found associated with the rocks of the Imphal Valley are Coffer (Box) fold, Sharp (Angular) fold, Isoclinal fold, Harmonic and Disharmonic fold.