complex laccolith

сложный лакколит

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • lopolith — /lop euh lith/, n. Geol. a mass of igneous rock similar to a laccolith but concave downward rather than upward. [1915 20; < Gk lop(ós) shell, husk + o O + LITH] * * * ▪ geology       igneous intrusion associated with a structural basin, with… …   Universalium

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