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GRAVITY TECTONICS [1 record]

Record 1 1999-10-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
DEF

Tectonics in which the dominant propelling mechanism is down-slope gliding under the influence of gravity.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
DEF

Hypothèse selon laquelle les nappes de charriage, et même les plis qu'on observe dans les chaînes de montagnes, résulteraient d'une descente de matériaux le long des pentes.

Spanish

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