structural geology

noun

Definition of structural geology

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

called also geotectonic geology

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1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Structural geology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/structural%20geology. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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