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ROLL OVER STRUCTURE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-02-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
DEF

[A structure] similar to a half graben, where at a bounding normal fault, one wall, slips down forming an anticline.

CONT

The main trap styles in the basin are drape anticlines, horsts and fault rollover structures.

CONT

Physical modelling of fault propagation in roll-over structures associated with extensional (growth) faults.

OBS

rollover structure: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

Key term(s)
  • roll over structure

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
CONT

Le cas des structures en carapace de tortue. [...] Le dépocentre épais créé par la résorption entre deux intrusions peut subir une inversion de relief à la suite du rabattement latéral des couches. [...] Cette morphologie anticlinale, dont les flancs reposent en downlap sur un mur salifère subhorizontal a été baptisée carapace de tortue [...] («rollover structure» des anglo-saxons).

OBS

structure de rebroussement : terme en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

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