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Accuracy
How close a measurement conforms with a standard or accepted value
Apparent Dip (α)
The inclination of a place measured in a direction
not
perpendicular to strike
Dip (δ)
The inclination of the line of greatest slope of an inclined plane, measured perpendicular to strike
Fold line
A hinge line along which a vertical cross section may be constructed and then flattened out to a horizontal or map view
Pole
A line perpendicular to a plane, an represented as a opoint on a stereographic projection
Plunge
The vertical angle between a line and horizontal
Precision
The degree of agreement or consistency of repeated measurements
Rake (Pitch)
The angle measured in a specified plane, between a line and the horizontal
Slope Angle (σ)
The angle from the horizontal down to the slope
Steronet
A representation of angular relationships between planes and lines
Strike
The bearing of a horizontal line in an inclined plane
Thrickness
The perpendicular distance between the top and bottom of a geologic unit
Trend
The bearing of the vertical plane containing a line
β
The angle between strike and the apparent dip direction
Author
Geo83
ID
79142
Card Set
asbogstudy2
Description
ASBOG Study Guide - Chapter 2 Structural Geology
Updated
2011-04-15T15:24:06Z
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