What is a geosyncline?

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What is a geosyncline?

Posted Thu 19th May, 2011 @ 12:25 by Livi Vaughan

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Its a continental margin downwarping in the earth's crust that has seen sedimentation and volcanic activity.

Answered Thu 19th May, 2011 @ 15:16 by Emma
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its to do with the formation of fold mountains , the 2 plate boundaries collide together to push the sediment in the geosyncline upwards under pressure 

an example of this is the Himalayas 

Answered Thu 12th April, 2012 @ 14:25 by Connah Greenhalgh - Team GR