HyperDic: geología

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NOMBREcognitiongeologíaa science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Español > geología: 1 sentido > nombre 1, cognition
SentidoA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks.
Categoría deMohoThe boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
accidente geográfico, formación geológica, formación(geology) the geological features of the earth
anticlinalOf valleys and rivers
anticlinalsloping downward away from a common crest
azoicoBefore the appearance of life
batolíticoOf or relating to a batholith
cambiante, metamórficochanged in constitution or structure or composition by metamorphism
cataclinalOf valleys and rivers
clasto(geology) a constituent fragment of a clastic rock
clásticoOf or belonging to or being a rock composed of fragments of older rocks (e.g., conglomerates or sandstone)
derrumbamiento, desprendimiento(geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
diapiroA domed rock formation where a core of rock / rock has moved upward and pierced through the more brittle overlying strata
elevación, empujón, tirón(geology) a horizontal dislocation
erosión(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
escala de richter, escala 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
esker(geology) a long winding ridge of post glacial gravel and other sediment
estratificada, estratificadoDeposited or arranged in horizontal layers
estratificarform layers or strata
estructural, geomorfológica, geomorfológico, morfológicopertaining to geological structure
extrusivoOf rock material
falla, fisura, fractura(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
fenómeno geológicoA natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
foliación(geology) the arrangement of leaflike layers in a rock / rock
intrusivoOf rock material
isostasia(geology) a general equilibrium of the forces tending to elevate or depress the earth's crust
lecho, yacimiento(geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock)
levantamiento, solevantamiento(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
no estratificado, no estratificadosnot deposited in layers
penillanuraA more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage / stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements
principio de superposición(geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest
proceso geológico(geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
propulsarForce (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
proterozoicoformed in the later of two divisions of the Precambrian era
sinclinalsloping downward toward each other to create a trough
tectónicopertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust
xenolito(geology) a piece of rock of different origin from the igneous rock in which it is embedded
ígneoProduced by the action of fire or intense heat
EspecíficoespeleologíaThe scientific study of caves
estratigrafíaThe branch of geology that studies the arrangement and succession of strata
geofísicageology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
geología económicaThe branch of geology that deals with economically valuable geological materials
mineralogíaThe branch of geology that studies minerals
orografíaThe science of mountains
paleogeologíaThe study of geologic features once at the surface of the earth but now buried beneath rocks / rocks
Generalciencias de la tierraAny of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
AdjetivogeológicoOf or relating to or based on geology
Nombresgeofísico, geólogoA specialist in geology

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