fault throw

fault throw

[′fȯlt ‚thrō]
(geology)
The amount of vertical displacement of rocks due to faulting.
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(2013) obtained the reflected channel wave by using tunnel boring machine as the source to carry out the advanced detection survey with a vertical fault with fault throw of 8m.
Because the fault throw in coal roadway is less than 10m, it is hard to form the reflection of the fault.
In the middle of the working face, there is a normal fault, CF21, obliquely crossing the working face, with a fault throw of 8.0 m, an inclination of 55[degrees], and a distance 355 m away from the open-off cut, as shown in Figure 5.
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A fault throw of 5.5 m has been inferred in cross-section for this morpho-sedimentary marker.
The difference in height between remains attributed to the FES at the neighbouring Serra d'Engalceran summit (1040-1060 m.a.s.l.; Simon, 1982) and the bottom of the graben at this area (420 m.a.s.l.) allows us to approach a total fault throw of 620-640 m that should be mostly accommodated by the Rambla de la Viuda fault.
The geological structure in the area is complex, and the normal faults for which the fault throw is greater than 5 m.
The model size is 531 m (length) x 260 m (width) x 140 m (height), and the simulation of the buried depth of the coal seam is 500 m; the fault dip angle is 60[degrees]; the fault throw is 8 m; the coal seam thickness is 8 m, as shown in Figure 1.
A jump increase of the value is recorded at the smaller amplitudes of the fault throw and a lower strength of the rocks (Fig.
The matching types between caprocks and faults can also be characterized by the relationship between the fault throw and the thickness of the direct caprock.
The Strzelin--Taczalin fault throws the northern part of the Fore-Sudetic Block by ca.
Fan, Z.L.: 2014a, The influence of different fault throws to the height of water-flowing fractured zone.