reversal of dip

reversal of dip

[ri′vər·səl əv ′dip]
(geology)
Change in the dip direction of bedding near a fault such that the beds curve toward the fault surface in a direction exactly opposite that of the drag folds. Also known as dip reversal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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