Definition of Crustal movement

1. Noun. Movement resulting from or causing deformation of the earth's crust.

Exact synonyms: Tectonic Movement
Category relationships: Geology
Generic synonyms: Motion, Movement



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Literary usage of Crustal movement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report (1913)
"(3) That Mr. Taylors theory is qualitatively insufficient to accommodate lateral crustal movement as shown by certain coastal parallelisms and by the ..."

2. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1908)
"crustal movement. The hypothesis of crustal movement may be considered under the several heads of simple uplift, tilting, and warping. ..."

3. A Sketch of the Geography and Geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet by Sidney Gerald Burrard, Henry Hubert Hayden (1908)
"There is no evidence to show that the Himalaya, as a great mountain range, are Post-Purana crustal movement. . older than the latter part of the eocene ..."

4. Explorations in Turkestan, Expedition of 1904: Prehistoric Civilizations of by Raphael Pumpelly (1908)
"Then followed a lull in crustal movement, during which erosion progressed ... This indicates division of crustal movement into a second and a third erosion ..."

5. Geographical Essays by William Morris Davis (1909)
"The sufficient reason for introducing brief mention of crustal movement at this early stage is that examples of their effects, encountered a little later, ..."

6. Geologisches Zentralblatt (1908)
"For these two to be sharply separable in nature, the e.imate must remain stable during an epoch of crustal movement and, vice versa, earth movements must be ..."

7. Geology Applied to Mining: A Concise Summary of the Chief Geological by Josiah Edward Spurr (1907)
"Sometimes the earth's surface is disturbed by crustal movement. ... A gentle crustal movement occurs, and the lower portion of the river experiences more ..."

8. Christian Faith in an Age of Science by William North Rice (1903)
"A later crustal movement depresses the region again below the water level, and the process of deposit of sedimentary strata is resumed. ..."

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