Akhmim

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Akhmim

(ăkhmēm`), city (1986 pop. 70,602), E central Egypt, on the Nile. Textiles and handicrafts are manufactured; grain, dates, and cotton are processed. The ancient Chemmis and Panopolis, the city was long noted for its linen and limestone. The temple of Pan is there. It figures prominently in the history of the Coptic Church and retains a sizable Coptic Christian population.
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Anderson (Zoback, 2007), donde podemos encontrar un regimen de fallas normal, donde el esfuerzo vertical tiene la mayor magnitud de los tres esfuerzos principales (Sv); un regimen de falla de rumbo, donde el esfuerzo con mayor magnitud es el esfuerzo maximo horizontal (Shmax) seguido por el esfuerzo vertical (Sv); y un regimen de falla inverso, en el cual los esfuerzos horizontales son Shmax y Shmin (FIGURA 1B).
Striations on slip planes show dextral movement with minor normal component supporting a dominant transtensional strain regime, with SHmax and SHmin oriented ~N160[degrees]E and ~N70[degrees]E respectively.
385-465) (2) the spiritual head of the White Monastery federation at Atripe, across the Nile from the ancient city of Akhmim (= Shmin, Panopolis).