pseudofault

pseudofault

[′süd·ə‚fȯlt]
(geology)
A faultlike feature resulting from weathering along joint, shrinkage, or bedding planes.
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The existence of these pseudofaults has been demonstrated by magnetic studies in the region of the Easter Microplate (Naar & Hey, 1986).
From Figure 5 it is also possible to identify V-shaped pseudofaults (e.
1977, A new class of pseudofaults and their bearing on plate tectonics: A propagating rift model: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.