crust fold

noun

Definition of crust fold

geology
: a fold of large dimensions perhaps involving much minor folding and faulting such as would produce an entire mountain chain or an oceanic deep

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“Crust fold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crust%20fold. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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