transcurrent fault

transcurrent fault

[¦tranz¦kə·rənt ′fȯlt]
(geology)
A strike-slip fault characterized by a steeply inclined surface. Also known as transverse thrust.
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2006) The Structural Significance Kareh Bas Transcurrent Fault System in the Zagros Fold and Thrust Belt, Geosciences.
Structural Analysis of Mengharak Transcurrent Fault System in Zagros, Iran, Special Geo Conference Issue Geoarabia, 7(2): 209-210.
Pourkermani, 2002," Structural Analysis of Mengharak Transcurrent Fault System in Zagros", Iran.
The Norumbega fault system (NFS), originally named as "Norumbega fault" north of Penobscot Bay (Stewart and Wones 1974; Wones 1978), has been recognized recently as one of the largest transcurrent fault systems in the northern Appalachian orogen (Hubbard et al.
But the brittle fault system is wholly different (including the eastern marginal fault of Boskovice graben and the Diendorf fault), created during younger Variscides and repeately reactivated after Variscan period, which is yet generated as the most of transcurrent faults in the detachment level of some "undermoldanubian" unit (Moravicum, Brunnia unit).
Los Cayos Basin is considered to be a transpressional basin in which normal and transcurrent faults interact (Vargas, 2004).
Plate convergence, transcurrent faults and internal deformation adjacent to Southeast Asia and Western Pacific", Journal Geophysics no.
These lineaments were defined as Group 2 transcurrent faults by Williams et al.
Besides the strike dextral component, the Detmarovice zone has the character of flexure disturbed by the system of transcurrent faults (the Detmarovice fault, the Eleonora fault, the Zofie and the Jindfich faults).
2000), caused by oblique convergence: thrusting is located along the low-angle South Caribbean Margin fault, whereas dextral shearing is absorbed along major transcurrent faults located at the rear of the prism (Oca-Ancon, San Sebastian and the Pilar faults).
But the brittle fault system is wholly different (including the eastern marginal fault of Boskovice Furrow and the Diendorf fault), created during younger variscides and repeately reactivated after-variscan period, which is yet generated as the most of transcurrent faults in the detachment level of some "undermoldanubian" unit (Moravicum, Brunnia unit).

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