regional dip

regional dip

[′rēj·ən·əl ′dip]
(geology)
The nearly uniform and generally low-angle inclination of strata over a wide area. Also known as normal dip.
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The geology of the main producing areas is dominated by two important elements: (1) The sedimentary sequence of the Arabian Basin, with a thickness of over 15,000 metres, has a regional dip off the Arabian Arch north-eastwards beneath Persian Gulf waters and the southern plains of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.
In the last quarterly survey, the North East reported the biggest regional dip in output, but this time, the West Midlands was worst hit.
The geology of the main producing areas in Iran is dominated by two important elements: (1) The sedimentary sequence of the Arabian Basin, with a thickness of over 15,000 metres, has a regional dip off the Arabian Arch north-eastwards beneath Persian Gulf waters and the southern plains of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.
Initial fears that those using the regional DIPs would fail to connect with their student coaches were quickly dispelled as two distinct groups quickly overcame potentially damaging preconceptions.

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