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FAULT DISPLACEMENT [1 record]

Record 1 2019-11-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
DEF

The distance between two points that were next to each other before fault ... movement took place.

PHR

dip slip, perpendicular slip, strike slip, trace slip

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
CONT

Le glissement désigne le déplacement relatif, mesuré sur le plan de faille, subi par deux points situés sur les lèvres opposées de la faille, et qui, avant le mouvement, se trouvaient en contact.

CONT

Le rejet [...] correspond au déplacement relatif des deux compartiments séparés.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tectónica
DEF

Fractura que divide el terreno en dos partes cuando éstas han sufrido entre sí un deslizamiento horizontal.

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