structural drilling

structural drilling

[′strək·chə·rəl ′dril·iŋ]
(engineering)
Drilling done specifically to obtain detailed information delineating the location of folds, domes, faults, and other subsurface structural features indiscernible by studying strata exposed at the surface.
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After numerous surveys and structural drilling, the superimposed trough of Gusar-Devechi and the Tengi-Beshbarmag anticlinorium were found in Northern Gobustan.

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