atectonic

atectonic

[¦ā·tek′tän·ik]
(geology)
Of an event that occurs when orogeny is not taking place.
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These authors also hypothesize that increased rates of surface uplift in the Late Pliocene and early Middle Pleistocene are largely induced by flow in the lower continental crust triggered by surface processes (mostly icesheet loading and deloading cycles as well as fluvial incision and accumulation) and represent, therefore, "atectonic" deformation typical for intraplate settings.
Here, the white, atectonic walls do not compete with the tactility and recognisable materiality of the crematorium's remains.