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FAULT BUNDLE [1 record]

Record 1 1999-07-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
DEF

A group of faults.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
DEF

[...] groupement de failles élémentaires (failles satellites ou secondaires) qui s'irradient soit dans le sens horizontal, soit dans le sens vertical, à partir d'une faille unique (faille principale).

CONT

En Afrique orientale, le «système rhegmatique» du rift comprend des blocs basculés vers l'extérieur, des faisceaux de failles en escalier le long de grands fossés et d'énormes constructions volcaniques.

Spanish

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