fault system

fault system

[′fȯlt ‚sis·təm]
(geology)
Two or more fault sets which interconnect.
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Multiple segments of the expansive San Andreas Fault system are now sufficiently stressed to produce large and damaging events.
The Chaman strike-slip fault system lies between the Indian and Afghan continental blocks that may have been active since around 25 Ma and has an estimated total displacement of 460 +- 10 km along its -900 km length.
The maps show where the 1,200-kilometer Philippine Fault Zone transects northwestern Luzon to southeastern Mindanao, and the Valley Fault System (VFS) in Luzon, including trenches.
The Valley Fault System (VFS) Atlas, a collection of large-scale maps showing in detail areas traversed by the fault line, can now be accessed online.
Liboro, of the Science and Technology Information Institute, said one of the main attractions in the exhibit is a digital representation of the West Valley Fault System Atlas, a comic book containing 33 city maps showing where the fault system traverses.
According to Scientific American, Italian geologist Luigi Piccardi has credited the Great Glen fault system for reported sightings of the legendary beast, Fox News reported.
The most active of these, the Valley Fault System, cuts through the eastern section of the island, including across Manila and suburban areas to the south.
com)-- SouthWest Electritech Services announces that Howard Herndon, President and Founder will be speaking on Equipment Ground Fault System Requirements for service entrance service on July 24, 2012 in Reno, Nevada.
Brian McConnell of the Geological Survey of Ireland told MidWest Radio: "There's a large fault system which runs down the West Coast of Ireland, and which drops the Rockall trough down from the Irish continental shelf, down into much deeper water off the west.
The aircore drilling program has discovered a second thrust fault to the east of Treasure Island, suggesting the Boulder-Lefroy fault system could have split in two through this area with one part of the fault system running immediately east of Treasure Island and the other part of the fault system running approximately 3km to the east on the lake (Figure 1).
High geologic slip rates since early Pleistocene initiation of the San Jacinto and San Felipe fault zones in the San Andreas fault system, Southern California, USA.
Among their topics are Miocene tectonics and climate in the Lake Mead region recorded by Horse Spring Formation carbonates, volcanoes of the McCullough Range in southern Nevada, secondary normal faulting in the Lake Mead fault system and implications for regional fault mechanics, and a new core complex model for the South Virgin-White Hills detachment and extension in the eastern Lake Mead area encompassing southern Nevada and northwestern Arizona.