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LUBRICATING LAYER [1 record]

Record 1 2011-09-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
DEF

A special layer which played the role of a lubricant in a decollement, enabling a sedimentary cover to glide over the underlying rocks.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
CONT

La présence d'une couche lubrifiante ou même simplement plastique, susceptible de provoquer un décollement, peut déterminer tout le style tectonique d'un pays.

Spanish

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