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Thrust fault

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Thrust Fault in Red Rock Canyon

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Fold/thrust belt: Internal structure, scale, and erosion

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Thrust faults

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Types of Faults in Geology

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Virtual Field Trip: A major thrust fault in the Marin Headlands

A thrust fault is a break in the Earth's crust, across which older rocks are pushed above younger rocks.
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    • Thrust geometry and nomenclature 

    • Tectonic environment 

    • History