Thrust Fault Diagram

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Diagram illustrating the offset of strata produced by vertical slipping along an inclined plane, when the fault is oblique with reference to the strata. The dotted outline restores the fault scarp and gives the appearance immediately after faulting, before erosion has removed this portion of the block.




Amadeus W. Grabau A Textbook of Geology (Boston: D.C. Heath & Co., 1920) 625


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