- Fault in which displacement perceptibly dies out along
strike and ends at definite point.
Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982.
Physical Geology, 6th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall
- A fault on which the movement of one side hinges about an axis
perpendicular to the fault plane; displacement increases with distance
from the hinge. It is a questionable term. CF: scissor fault;
rotational fault. AGI
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