autogeosyncline

autogeosyncline

[¦ȯd·ō¦jē·ō′sin‚klīn]
(geology)
A parageosyncline that subsides as an elliptical basin or trough nearly without associated highlands. Also known as intracratonic basin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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