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Define a ‘Geosyncline’. What is the result of the  upliftment of the sediments in the geosyncline?

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Answer to be written in exam :

  1. A geosyncline is a large-scale depression in the Earth’s crust containing very thick deposits.
  2.  A narrow, shallow, elongated basin with a  sinking bottom in which a considerable thickness  of sediments was deposited by the river coming  from Angaraland and Gondwana land is called a  ‘Geosyncline’. 
  3.  T he Himalayas were formed as a result of the  upliftment and folding of the sediments in the  Tethys Sea.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 13 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.