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Synonyms for faulting
(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
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40Ar/39Ar dating constraints on the highangle normal faulting
along the southern segment of the Tan-Lu fault system: an implication for the onset of eastern China rift-systems.
The stratigraphic and structural relationships observed in the trench were explained by a minimum of three faulting
Recent seismicity observed in the vicinity of the Rasa and Idrija faults is characterized by focal mechanisms that indicate the right-lateral strike-slip or reverse type of faulting
(Poljak et al., 2000).
"The fundamental goal is to sample and monitor this major earthquake-generating zone in order to understand the basic mechanics of faulting
, the basic physics and friction," said Harold Tobin, University of Wisconsin-Madison geologist and co-chief scientist of the project.
Along the SE strand, the continuity of the surface faulting
is one of the various manners of mechanical adjustment or release of such stress and strain.