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Title: Listric Normal Faulting on the Cascadia Continental Margin
Url: http://www.activetectonics.coas.oregonstate.edu/listric.htm
Creator: Goldfinger, Chris
Kulm, LaVerne D., 1936-
McNeill, L. C. (Lisa C.)
Piper, Kenneth A.
Yeats, Robert S.
Publisher: Oregon State University
Description: This article describes the occurrence of listric normal faults (those which gradually flatten out with depth) in the continental shelf offshore Oregon and Washington, as seen in seismic reflection profiles. There is also a discussion of the faulting mechanics, the timing of uplift on the continental shelf, and the separation of compressional and extensional tectonic regimes on the lower and upper slopes of the shelf. A link to a downloadable version of the complete article is provided.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Structural geology -- Faults and folds
Science -- Geology -- Geographical divisions -- America -- North America -- United States -- By state -- Oregon
Science -- Geology -- Geographical divisions -- America -- North America -- United States -- By state -- Washington (State)
Science -- Geology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Science -- Physical sciences
Key Concept: Geology -- Faults
Geology -- Seismic waves
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-02-04 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-10-26 14:04:07 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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