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GRAVITY GLIDING [1 record]

Record 1 1977-01-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Gravity (Physics)
  • Geophysics
OBS

Downward movement of rock masses on slopes by the force of gravity, e.g. along a thrust-fault plane.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pesanteur (Physique)
  • Géophysique
OBS

(...) sur les pentes d'un bombement de socle, appelé "géotumeur" (...) décollement et glissement de (...) la couverture (...) sous l'influence de son propre poids (...)

Spanish

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