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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Summary: Despite a regional dip, Dubai hotels remained resilient
Icewine 2D seismic acquisition 2016: The Icewine 2D seismic data acquired earlier this year by Accumulate Energy comprises a series of regional dip and strike lines spanning the majority of the Project Icewine acreage.
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.
Summary: Middle Eastern and North African equities plunged between October 10 and 16 in a regional dip that was big, widespread and not caused by anything local or even a real change of economic conditions elsewhere.
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.
The regional dip of the Mount Isa Group sediments in the mine area is around 65 |degrees~ to 70 |degrees~ to the west with a consistent north-south strike.
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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