obsequent fault-line scarp

obsequent fault-line scarp

[′äb·sə·kwənt ′fȯlt ‚līn ‚skärp]
(geology)
A fault-line scarp which faces in the direction opposite to that of the original fault scarp or in which the structurally upthrown block is topographically lower than the downthrown block.
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