zeugogeosyncline

zeugogeosyncline

[¦zü·gō¦jē·ō′sin‚klīn]
(geology)
A geosyncline in a craton or stable area, within which is also an uplifted area, receiving clastic sediments. Also known as yoked basin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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