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sloping downward away from a common crest

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Intrusive rocks are not evident, though anticlinally folded ranges are common and may be the result of intrusions at depth.
Summer mapping is also planned for the nearby Kamik Nose area, where interpreted anticlinally folded basaltic rocks are coincident with magnetic destruction, a geological setting similar to that hosting the Boston deposit.
micro]m longitudinally and 46 [micro]m anticlinally.
Instead, it has a centrally located "central mother-cell zone" of randomly dividing cells and a "peripheral zone" in which cells divide anticlinally (perpendicular to the surface) so that layers are maintained but also occasionally divide periclinally.
In Convallaria and Canna the archesporial cell divides into a proximal megasporocyte and a distal parietal cell, which then repeatedly divides anticlinally to form a single layer of cells between the megasporocyte and the nucellar epidermis.