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strike-slip fault

[′strīk ¦slip ‚fȯlt]
(geology)
A fault whose direction of movement is parallel to the strike of the fault. Also known as strike-shift fault.
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Furthermore, strike-slip faults were observed in the south of Lake Van in the TVAN-VAAN-CATK and TAVN-CATK-SIRT triangles.
In a more local scale, the Tobosi earthquake swarm occurs between two major well-known left-lateral strike-slip fault systems: Aguacaliente and Navarro (i.
Strain analysis of buried steel pipelines across strike-slip faults, Journal of Central South University 18: 1654-1661.
The northward motion of NOA station KIPO implies that CTF did not rupture during the 2014 events, because KIPO is located at the hanging wall of CTF and its expected co-seismic motion is to the south (CTF is a dextral strike-slip fault dipping to the southeast; Louvari et al.
It was also the largest earthquake recorded along a strike-slip fault, in which two chunks of Earth's crust slide past each other horizontally, like along California's San Andreas.
Diagram #1 shows a reverse fault; #2 shows a strike-slip fault.
Alleghenian deformation in Newfoundland is mainly concentrated along major strike-slip faults (e.
In strike-slip faults, two blocks move past each other in a horizontal fashion to produce earthquakes.
Have students develop a model of a strike-slip fault.
This process of 'deformation' results in the formation of geological structures such as folds, thrust faults and strike-slip faults (Figure 4).
As these ridge sections have been subducted, extensive strike-slip faults developed and fragmented the multiple components of the margin.