stratigraphic throw

stratigraphic throw

[¦strad·ə¦graf·ik ′thrō]
(geology)
The thickness of the strata which originally separated two beds brought into contact at a fault. Also known as stratigraphic separation.
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It is clearly seen in section AA/ and BB/, the reduction in stratigraphic throw of Manzai Fault in west is due to the transfer of deformation to NBF toward the foreland.