right-lateral fault

right-lateral fault

[′rīt ¦lad·ə·rəl ′fȯlt]
(geology)
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and Feghhi, Kh.: 2005, Cumulative right-lateral fault slip rate across the Zagros-Makran transfer zone: role of the Minab-Zendan fault system in accommodating Arabia-Eurasia convergence in southeastern Iran.
Strike-slip right-lateral faults trending E-NE cut across these range and the Magdalena valley between latitudes 4[degrees]N and 5[degrees]N.