Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Anticline
What does "Anticline" mean? Anticline is a fold with strata sloping downward on both sides, from a common crust....
<ul><li>Some famous anticlines are: </li></ul><ul><li>Virgin Anticline,  Southwestern Utah </li></ul><ul><li>Sheep Mountai...
Anticlines can be very interesting to oil-exploration geologist because anticlines from large oil traps.  “ A typical oil ...
<ul><li>The opposite of an anticline is a syncline </li></ul><ul><li>Due to anticlines, areas like  Pinedale Anticline pro...
Sources <ul><li>www.gly.uga.edu/railsback/VFT/VFTvirginAnticline.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.answers.com.topic/anticline </...
By: nibbles12
Answer the following questions: What does anticline mean? Why are anticlines bad for the environment?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Anticline

2,354 views

Published on

  • Hi there! Get Your Professional Job-Winning Resume Here - Check our website! http://bit.ly/resumpro
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here

Anticline

  1. 1. Anticline
  2. 2. What does &quot;Anticline&quot; mean? Anticline is a fold with strata sloping downward on both sides, from a common crust. In an anticline the older rocks will be at the center, while the new rocks will be on the outside. This A shape structure forms when A shape when crustal deformation occurs as a result of mountain building.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Some famous anticlines are: </li></ul><ul><li>Virgin Anticline, Southwestern Utah </li></ul><ul><li>Sheep Mountain Anticline </li></ul><ul><li>Dolores Anticline </li></ul><ul><li>Nemaha Anticline, Kansas </li></ul><ul><li>Como Bluff Anticline </li></ul><ul><li>Pinedale Anticline </li></ul><ul><li>Lao Jun Miao Anticline </li></ul>
  4. 4. Anticlines can be very interesting to oil-exploration geologist because anticlines from large oil traps. “ A typical oil and gas reservoir. Oil is trapped by an impermeable cap rock, and rests within a porous reservoir rock.”
  5. 5. <ul><li>The opposite of an anticline is a syncline </li></ul><ul><li>Due to anticlines, areas like Pinedale Anticline project in 2005 caused 45 days of significant haze in the </li></ul><ul><li>Area of the Wind River Mountains and 55 days of significant haze in Pinedale </li></ul><ul><li>Although anticline may be good oil an gas drilling areas it is harmful to the environment </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sources <ul><li>www.gly.uga.edu/railsback/VFT/VFTvirginAnticline.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.answers.com.topic/anticline </li></ul><ul><li>http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761587984/anticline_and_syncline.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://geology.about.com/library/bl/images/blanticline.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticline </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratum </li></ul><ul><li>http://bio-geo-terms.blogspot.com/2007/12/anticline.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology#Rock </li></ul>
  7. 7. By: nibbles12
  8. 8. Answer the following questions: What does anticline mean? Why are anticlines bad for the environment?

×