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STRIP THRUST [1 record]

Record 1 2011-06-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
DEF

Folding or faulting of sedimentary beds by sliding over the underlying rock.

OBS

[In this] process ... the stronger layers of sedimentary rock are ... folded into linear, regularly spaced folds — alternating anticlines and synclines — and thrust on top of one another.

OBS

décollement: from the French word meaning “ungluing.”

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
DEF

Dislocation qui tend à suivre un niveau sédimentaire plus ou moins horizontal [...]

CONT

La première phase de déformation se marque par la genèse de structures faillées/plissées inter-cutanées sans vergence préférentielle [...] Ces structures de raccourcissement servent de nucléi aux structures de décollement qui apparaîtront ultérieurement et seront situées au sein des charnières anticlinale et synclinale.

PHR

Niveau, pli de décollement.

Spanish

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