Sentence Examples with the word horizontality

He argued also in favour of the original horizontality of sedimentary deposits.

In some regions, notably in the Baltic province and in parts of the United States, the rocks still retain their original horizontality of deposition, the muds are scarcely indurated and the sands are still incoherent; but in most parts of the world they bear abundant evidence of the many movements and stresses to which they have been exposed through so enormous a period of time.

The Ural Mountains present the aspect of a broad swelling whose strata no longer exhibit the horizontality which is characteristic of central Russia, and moreover are deeply cut into by rivers.

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Stratified rocks when they have not been much disturbed from their original approximate horizontality weather into escarpments.