A natural arch of anticlinal stratification occurs at Talerddig, with every appearance of being built of masonry.
anticlinal, an-ti-klīn′al, adj. sloping in opposite directions.
We shall notice, however, that the Island rivers start from south of the anticlinal axis.
Data are insufficient, however, to indicate the extent to which the anticlinal areas are really areas of maximum shearing.
The hills are formed by a short, broad, anticlinal fold, which is flat or nearly so on its summit.
The crest of the Ochils coincides, therefore, more or less closely, with an anticlinal arch or fold of the strata.
Nearly the whole of our English Eocene strata lies in these two basins, having been denuded away from the anticlinal arches.
Synclinal strata therefore endure, while anticlinal strata are worn more readily away.
The anticlinal axis runs approximately north-west and south-east, and is thus roughly parallel to the earthquake-fault.
The anticlinal fault of Charnwood Forest dates from a pre-carboniferous period.
anticlinal an·ti·cli·nal (ān'tē-klī'nəl, ān'tī-)
Inclined in opposite directions, as two sides of a pyramid.