Structure Contouring

  • Richard H. GroshongJr.


This chapter covers the basic techniques of contouring continuous surfaces, the construction of composite surface maps, and map validation using structure contours. The contouring of faults and faulted surfaces is treated in Chapter 6.


Control Point Contour Interval Composite Surface Contour Surface Axial Surface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard H. GroshongJr.
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  1. 1.Department of GeologyThe University of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA

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