Reverse-fault Synonyms

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Synonyms for Reverse-fault

(Geology) A type of reverse fault in which the angle that the hanging wall makes with the horizontal is less than 45 degrees.
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A low-angle thrust fault in which displacement is on the order of kilometers.
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Words Related to Reverse-fault

(Geology) A type of fault in which the footwall moves up relative to the hanging wall.
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Find another word for reverse-fault. In this page you can discover 3 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reverse-fault, like: normal-fault, thrust-fault and overthrust fault.