apparent plunge

apparent plunge

[ə′pa·rənt ′plənj]
(geology)
Inclination of a normal projection of lineation in the plane of a vertical cross section.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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