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overthrust fault


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Geology A low-angle thrust fault in which displacement is on the order of kilometers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a geological fault in which the upper side appears to have been pushed upward by compression


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