Difference between revisions of "Batholith"

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# A  [[discordant pluton]] that increases in size  downward, has no determinable floor, and shows an area of surface exposure exceeding 100  km<sup>2</sup>. <br/>Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition.</i> Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
 
# A  [[discordant pluton]] that increases in size  downward, has no determinable floor, and shows an area of surface exposure exceeding 100  km<sup>2</sup>. <br/>Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition.</i> Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
 
# a very large igneous intrusion extending deep in the earth's crust.
 
# a very large igneous intrusion extending deep in the earth's crust.
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[[Category: Geology]]

Latest revision as of 16:43, 23 June 2021

  1. A discordant pluton that increases in size downward, has no determinable floor, and shows an area of surface exposure exceeding 100 km2.
    Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. Physical Geology, 6th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
  2. a very large igneous intrusion extending deep in the earth's crust.


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