HyperDic: geological_phenomenon

English > 1 sense of the expression geological phenomenon:
NOUNphenomenongeological phenomenona natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
English > geological phenomenon: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth.
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Narroweralluvial fan, alluvial coneA fan-shaped deposit where a fast flowing stream flattens out
catastrophe, cataclysmA sudden violent change in the earth's surface
continental driftThe gradual movement and formation of continents (as described by plate tectonics)
deposit, sedimentation, alluviationThe phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
earthquake, quake, temblor, seismshaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
endogenyA geological phenomenon below the surface of the earth
flood, inundation, deluge, alluvionThe rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
frost heave, frost heavingupthrust of ground or pavement / pavement caused by the freezing of moist soil
transgressionThe spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata
volcanismThe phenomena associated with volcanic activity
Broadernatural phenomenonAll phenomena that are not artificial
Spanishfenómeno geológico
Catalanfenomen geològic

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