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NOMcognitiongeologiaa science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
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SentitA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks.
Categoria deanticlinalOf valleys and rivers
anticlinalsloping downward away from a common crest
azoicBefore the appearance of life
cataclinalOf valleys and rivers
clast(geology) a rock composed of broken pieces of older rocks
clast(geology) a constituent fragment of a clastic rock
clàsticOf or belonging to or being a rock composed of fragments of older rocks (e.g., conglomerates or sandstone)
diapirA domed rock formation where a core of rock / rock has moved upward and pierced through the more brittle overlying strata
erosió(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
escala de richter, escala de RichterA logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 formerly used to express the magnitude of an earthquake on the basis of the size of seismograph oscillations
escala sismològica de magnitud de momentA logarithmic scale of 1 to 10 (a successor to the Richter scale) that enables seismologists to compare the energy released by different earthquakes on the basis of the area of the geological fault that ruptured in the quake
esker(geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment
estratificada, estratificatDeposited or arranged in horizontal layers
estratificarform layers or strata
falla, fractura(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
fenomen geològicA natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
foliació(geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock / rock
formació geològica(geology) the geological features of the earth
geomorfològic, morfològicpertaining to geological structure
incumbentlying or leaning on something else
interestratificarArrange rocks in alternating strata
isostàsia(geology) a general equilibrium of the forces tending to elevate or depress the earth's crust
jaciment(geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
peneplà, penillanura, peniplanuraA more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage / stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements
principi de superposició(geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest
procés geològic(geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
sinclinalsloping downward toward each other to create a trough
tectònicpertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust
xenòlit(geology) a piece of rock of different origin from the igneous rock in which it is embedded
EspecíficespeleologiaThe scientific study of caves
estratigrafiaThe branch of geology that studies the arrangement and succession of strata
geofísicageology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
geologia econòmicaThe branch of geology that deals with economically valuable geological materials
mineralogiaThe branch of geology that studies minerals
orografia, orologyThe science of mountains
palaeogeology, paleogeologia, paleogeologíaThe study of geologic features once at the surface of the earth but now buried beneath rocks / rocks
Generalciències de la terraAny of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
AdjectiusgeològicOf or relating to or based on geology
Nomsgeofísic, geòlegA specialist in geology

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