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SINISTRAL OFFSET [1 record]

Record 1 2008-09-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
CONT

Dextral and sinistral offset in strike-slip fault. - ... Movement of strike-slip faults that offsets rocks can be described as dextral or sinistral. If the fault block across the fault has moved to the right, the motion is dextral. If it has moved left, it is sinistral.

OBS

sinistral offset: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
OBS

rejet horizontal transversal senestre : terme en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

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