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PREFERRED TERM
reverse 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 at at least one location along the mapped trace of the fault, and the fault dips consistently in the same direction with the hanging wall displaced up relative to the footwall over at least half the mapped trace of the fault.
DESCRIPTION
  • Fault with dip-parallel displacement component of slip vector more than 10 times the strike-parallel component of the slip vector at at least one location along the mapped trace of the fault, and the fault dips consistently in the same direction with the hanging wall displaced up relative to the footwall over at least half the mapped trace of the fault.
IDENTIFIER
  • reverseFault
TITLE
  • reverse fault
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/FaultTypeValue/reverseFault
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