cataclinal

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cataclinal (ˌkætəˈklaɪnəl)
 
adj
(of streams, valleys, etc) running in the direction of the dip of the surrounding rock strata

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cataclinal

adjective
of valleys and rivers; running in the direction of the dip in surrounding rock strata [ant: anaclinal
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