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When the arch is reversed, like this , it is called a syncline.
The whole mountain is part of a syncline, the beds dipping into it from the north-west and south-east.
A downfold, where the strata dip from either side toward the axis of the trough, is called a syncline (Fig. 170).The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
Hence the anticline noses out to the north and the syncline to the south.
In the Bembridge limestone we see the end of the Sandown anticline, and the beginning of the succeeding syncline.