Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Dip Direction

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_517

The dip direction represents the orientation of the projection of the line on a surface perpendicular to the strike (i.e., the steepest angle of descent) onto a horizontal plane. The dip can be expressed as an azimuth or a quadrant compass bearing.

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