sedimentary tectonics

sedimentary tectonics

[¦sed·ə¦men·trē tek′tän·iks]
(geology)
Folding and deformation in geosynclinal basins caused by subsidence and buckling of strata.
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Its key focus is on both volcanic and non-volcanic passive margins, and the importance of salt and shale driven by sedimentary tectonics to their evolution.