overthrust


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overthrust

[′ō·vər‚thrəst]
(geology)
A thrust fault that has a low dip or a net slip that is large. Also known as low-angle thrust; overthrust fault.
A thrust fault with the active element being the hanging wall.
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First gas injections from Northwest Pipeline began May 1 followed by gas injections from Overthrust Pipeline several days later.
The problem is connected with the Upper Moldanubian overthrust on Moravian.
Attempts to define the situation of displacements registered in Bedrichov A Tunnel leads to a stress/strain model characteristic of compression inducing differential overthrust faulting.
* The fault could not be active during Ordovician with regard to its position towards Ordovician sediments, where it has a character of overthrust fault.
Proceeds of the this year's annual charitable festival dubbed Overthrust winter Mania, will be used to lay granite at a grave where one of its members was laid to rest last December.
and Rubey, W.W.: 1961, Role of fluid pressure in mechanics of overthrust faulting.
Rubey, "Role of fluid pressure in mechanics of overthrust faulting: I.
If the force causes the dysfunctional links between collagen fibers (overthrust, tangle), the set can persist indefinitely (McKenzie, 2004).
In addition, REX has 0.6 billion cubic feet a day of capacity on the Overthrust Pipeline available to it pursuant to a long-term lease.
A largely white genre, heavy-metal music has been gaining popularity in countries like South Africa and Kenya, Bonet says, but Botswana is the "pioneer." At the heart of the scene is Overthrust, fronted by a singing, bass-playing cop named Tshomarelo Mosaka.
Qinling orogenic belt has preserved a lot of kinematic evolution records of long-term multiple stages subduction and collision between the South China and North China blocks, as well as tectonic records of overthrust thrusting, strike-slip regulation, extensional collapse, been a good region for studying orogenic tectonic process.
These gneisses are overthrust by Jurassic mylonitized hornblende-biotite quartzfeldspathic rocks oriented N-S and dipping 50[degrees] to the east.