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  • Again, the most convenient site for oil wells is the crest of an anticline or "dome," where an impervious stratum imprisons the gas and oil in a subjacent saturated layer under pressure.
  • On the south side of a well-marked anticline in the Upper Old Red Sandstone at North Sannox, the Carboniferous strata reappear on the coast with a south dip showing a similar ascending sequence for about half a mile.
  • (I) The first is the great anticline of the Pennine Hills which dominates the northern half of England from the Scottish border to Derby.
  • Of England are the two Tertiary basins of London and Hampshire, separated by the dissected anticline of the Weald.
  • Where they dip away from the axis of movement the structure is termed an anticline or anticlinal fold; where they dip towards the axis, it is a syncline or synclinal fold.
 

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