chpt 16 pic - breakaway fault. As the crust is pulled apart...

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The MCC’s start with a listric detachment that extends at least into the ductile lower crust. As the crust is extended, smaller listric faults develop in the hanging wall and new sediment is deposited near the
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Unformatted text preview: breakaway fault. As the crust is pulled apart and thinned, the thinned crust rises isostatically, is eventually eroded and exposed as the “core complex...
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2011 for the course GEOL 3443 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UT Arlington.

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chpt 16 pic - breakaway fault. As the crust is pulled apart...

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