structural geology

noun

: a branch of geology that deals with the form, arrangement, and internal structure of rocks

called also geotectonic geology

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of structural geology was in 1842

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“Structural geology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/structural%20geology. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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