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anticline vs. syncline
anticline vs. syncline: What's the difference?
Anticline refers to structures that dip downwards from a median line, forming a “hill,” while syncline refers to structures that dip upwards from a median line, forming a “valley.” The terms are especially used in geology to refer to folds of rock strata. The sides of an anticline go like this: /\. The sides of a syncline go like this: \/.