thrust_faults - Back-thrust Fault-related folds Fold due to...

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Thrust faults (dip-slip)
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Caledonian foreland, Norway - thrust fault Alps – thin-skinned foreland and deep in hinterland
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Part-II : Thrust-fault systems Seismic-reflection profile of a thrust fault
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Basic interpretation
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What do you notice about: a.Any systematic changes in fault dip b.The orientations of layers approaching the thrust fault
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Ramp : Dipping segment of the fault. Fault cuts up section Flat : Subhorizontal segment of the fault. Fault follows beds. Ramp Flat
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Fault-bend fold Fault-propagation fold
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Ramp anticlines
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Unformatted text preview: Back-thrust Fault-related folds Fold due to faulting Frontal ramp : 90 to transport direction Lateral ramp : parallel with transport direction Oblique ramp : oblique to transport direction Dissected thrust belts Window : Hole eroded through hanging wall of a thrust fault that exposes footwall rocks Klippe : Isolated remnant of thrust sheet. Typically topographic highs Orogenic-wedge Caledonian foreland, Norway - thrust fault Alps thin-skinned foreland and deep in hinterland...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course GEOL 340 taught by Professor Jessup during the Fall '10 term at University of Tennessee.

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thrust_faults - Back-thrust Fault-related folds Fold due to...

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