dip fault


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Related to dip fault: dip-slip fault, normal fault, strike fault

dip fault

[′dip ‚fȯlt]
(geology)
A type of fault that strikes parallel with the dip of the strata involved.
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The Bianchi structure exists in water depths of 240 metres on a separate down dip fault block sited nearly 6km to the north-east of the Zola-1 gas discovery.