concentric faults

concentric faults

[kən′sen·trik ′fȯlts]
(geology)
Faults that are arranged concentrically.
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But near the cavity's edge, the preexisting rock layers are strongly shaken and fractured, and they collapse into the hole along a series of concentric faults, creating ring-shaped terraces.