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THE OXFORD-DUDEN PICTORIAL ENGLISH DICTIONARY, 1985

Physical Geography II

1-33 geology
1 stratification of sedimentary rock
2 strike
3 dip (angle of dip, true dip)
4-20 orogeny (orogenis, tectogenis, deformation of rocks by folding and faulting)
4-11 fault-block mountains (block mountains)
4 fault
5 fault line (fault trace)
6 fault throw
7 normal fault (gravity fault, normal slip fault, slump fault)
8-11 complex faults
8 step fault (distributive fault, multiple fault)
9 tilt block
10 horst
11 graben
12-20 range of fold mountains (folded mountains)
12 symmetrical fold (normal fold)
13 asymmetrical fold
14 overfold
15 recumbent fold (reclined fold)
16 saddle (anticline)
17 anticlinal axis
18 trough (syncline)
19 trough surface (trough plane, synclinal axis)
20 anticlinorium
21 groundwater under pressure (artesian water)
22 water-bearing stratum (aquifer, aquafer)
23 impervious rock (impermeable rock)
24 drainage basin (catchment area)
25 artesian well
26 rising water, an artesian spring
27 petroleum reservoir in an anticline
28 impervious stratum (impermeable stratum)
29 porous stratum acting as reservoir rock
30 natural gas, a gas cap
31 petroleum (crude oil)
32 underlying water
33 derrick
34 mountainous area
35 rounded mountain top
36 mountain ridge (ridge)
37 mountain slope
38 hillside spring
39-47 high-mountain region
39 mountain range, a massif
40 summit (peak, top of the mountain)
41 shoulder
42 saddle
43 rock face (steep face)
44 gully
45 talus (scree, detritus)
46 bridle path
47 pass (col)
48-56 glacial ice
48 firn field (firn basin, nevé)
49 valley glacier
50 crevasse
51 glacier snout
52 subglacial stream
53 lateral moraine
54 medial moraine
55 end moraine
56 glacier table

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