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laccolith


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An intrusion of igneous rock which spreads along bedding planes, forcing the overlying strata into a dome. Rocchi et al. (2002) Geology 30, 11 delineate the two-stage growth of laccoliths at Elba Island, Italy.

Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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