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PREFERRED TERM
normal fault
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Fault with dip-parallel displacement component of slip vector more than 10 times the strike-parallel component of the slip vector over more than half recognized extent of the fault, and for which the fault dips consistently in the same direction, and for which the hanging wall has been displaced down relative to the footwall.

DESCRIPTION
  • Fault with dip-parallel displacement component of slip vector more than 10 times the strike-parallel component of the slip vector over more than half recognized extent of the fault, and for which the fault dips consistently in the same direction, and for which the hanging wall has been displaced down relative to the footwall.

IDENTIFIER
  • normalFault

TITLE
  • normal fault

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/FaultTypeValue/normalFault
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