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  • n. Plural form of overthrust.

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Examples

  • Some creationists like to claim that overthrusts and overturning have not been demonstrated in every case.

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  • That line of fold mountains, with the three higher overthrusts ...

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  • Lyell’s genial uniformity seemed genial still, for nothing had taken its place, though, in the interval, granite had grown young, nothing had been explained, and a bewildering system of huge overthrusts had upset geological mechanics.

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  • That line of fold mountains, with the three higher overthrusts ... "

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