Geological structures of planar and linear type

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Axial surface/plane: plane which bisects the angle between two limbs of a fold Profile plane of a fold perpendicular to the fold axis. Measuring and recording the orientation of planar structures - Strike is the compass direction of the special line in the plane, which is horizontal

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Geological structures of planar typeAxial surface/plane: plane which bisects the angle between two limbs of a foldProfile plane of a fold perpendicular to the fold axis Measuring and recording the orientation of planar structuresStrike is the compass direction of the special line in the plane, which is horizontal Dip is the angle of slope of the plane (inclinacao) A horizontal plane has a dip of 0, a vertical plane dips at 90. The approximate direction of dip expressed as one of the eight compass points (N, Ne, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW)Strike/dip direction of dipWrite compass directi

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