Linear topographic feature that may depict crustal structure.
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Lin'e·a·ment (-ȧ*m e nt) noun [ Latin lineamentum , from linea line: confer French linéament . See 3d Line .] One of the outlines, exterior features, or distinctive marks, of a body or figure, particularly of the face; feature; form; mark; -- usually in the
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• (n.) One of the outlines, exterior features, or distinctive marks, of a body or figure, particularly of the face; feature; form; mark; -- usually in the plural.
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(from the article `Australia`) The Precambrian western core area, known geologically as a shield or craton, is subdivided by long, straight (or only slightly bowed) fractures ...
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A linear topographic feature, such as a fault line, aligned volcanoes, or straight stream course, on the surface of a planet or moon. It may be positive (such as a range of mountains) or negative (such as a valley).
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See also Line (geometry) A lineament is a linear feature in a landscape which is an expression of an underlying geological structure such as a fault. Typically a lineament will comprise a fault-aligned valley, a series of fault or fold-aligned hills, a straight coastline or indeed a combination of these features. Fracture zones, shear zones and ig
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A topographic feature or group of features having a linear configuration. Lineaments commonly are expressed as ridges or depressions or as an alignment of features such as stream beds, volcanoes, or vegetation.
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A straight topographic feature of regional extent which is thought to represent crustal structure. A
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