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21:52 Oct 30, 2006
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English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Science - Geology / geology
English term or phrase: nappe
A major structure of mountain chains such as the Alps, consisting essentially of a great recumbent fold with both limbs lying approximately horizontally. It is produced by a combination of compressional earth movements and sliding under gravity, resulting in translation of the folded strata over considerable horizontal distances
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3 +1nappeFernando Domeniconi
3manto, deslocamento de lâmina
Claudio Mazotti



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manto, deslocamento de lâmina

segundo o Eurodicautom

nappe n. A sheet of water flowing over a dam or similar structure. Geology. ... lençol (m) de água, deslocamento (m) de lâmina (Geol. ...

NAPPE SEPARATION:, deslocamento da lâmina. NARROW:, estreito, limitado. __ GAGE: bitola estreita. NATURE OF GRAIN:, natureza ou origem dos grãos. ...

Claudio Mazotti
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Encontrei uma referência como "montanhas em dobra" mas estas, mais confiáveis, mantêm o termo como "nappe":



Note added at 1 hr (2006-10-30 23:02:43 GMT)

Acabei me esquecendo de colocar a definição (da segunda referência):
Massa rochosa tabular alóctone, normalmente de grande extensão, apresentando estruturas dobradas recumbentes e falhas horizontalizadas com grandes rejeitos sobre o muro mais jovem, decorrentes de vergência dirigida, geralmente, para o ante-país do sistema orogênico.

Fernando Domeniconi
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agree  rhandler
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  -> Obrigado, rhandler!
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