structural geology

the branch of geology dealing with the structure and distribution of the rocks that make up the crust of the earth. Also called tectonics. Compare structure ( def 7a ).

1880–85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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