A large mass of igneous rock that has intruded and melted surrounding strata at great depths. Batholiths usually have a surface area of over 100 km2 (38 mi2 ).
A large body of igneous rock formed when a plume of magma cools and solidifies underground. Although most plutons are deep within the Earth's crust, some become exposed at the surface due to plate-tectonic processes.
large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth
Find another word for batholite. In this page you can discover 3 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for batholite, like: batholith, pluton and plutonic rock.