upwarp

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upwarp

[′əp‚wȯrp]
(geology)
A broad anticline with gently sloping limbs formed as a result of differential uplift.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Delicately, incrementally, the new day dawned, revealing tilted strata, whale-backed upwarps, thin pinnacles, and funky boulders--everything pillowed with snow.