Definition of Geosynclines

1. Noun. (plural of geosyncline) ¹



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Definition of Geosynclines

1. geosyncline [n] - See also: geosyncline

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geosynclines

geostrategist
geostrategists
geostrategy
geostrophic
geostrophic wind
geostrophic wind level
geostrophically
geosurveillance
geosynchronous
geosynchronous orbit
geosynchronously
geosynchrotron
geosynclinal
geosynclinals
geosyncline
geosynclines (current term)
geosystem
geotactic
geotag
geotagged
geotagging
geotags
geotarget
geotargeted
geotargeting
geotaxes
geotaxis
geotechnical
geotechnical engineer
geotechnical engineering

Literary usage of Geosynclines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1921)
"... geosynclines and the design formed by these labile belts on the earth's surface. ... geosynclines along the prescribed lines on a sphere of the earth's ..."

2. A Textbook of Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1921)
"Sometimes these geosynclines were confined between land-masses, but in other cases they passed ... It is in these geosynclines that the thickest deposits of ..."

3. A Comprehensive Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1921)
"Sometimes these geosynclines were confined between land-masses, ... It is in these geosynclines that the thickest deposits of the Palaeozoic were formed, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"The paper has been entitled "geosynclines and Petroliferous Deposits" for the reason that the ... The geosynclines of the Mesozoic Era, represented on Fig. ..."

5. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1905)
"It was found at once on the maps: These zones embrace the earthquake regions which coincide exactly with the geosynclines oj the secondary epoch, ..."

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