Dictionary of Geotourism

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


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_734

A foliation is a structure that forms from thin and dense planar surfaces in a rock. It is a collective term for all planar structures, including micro- to macro-scale, primary to secondary structures, and foliations formed by various processes.

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