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Transform fault

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Transform Plate Boundary Identification

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Transform Fault Explained

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Transform Fault—SanAndreas

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A transform fault or transform boundary is a plate boundary where the motion is predominantly horizontal. It ends abruptly and is connected to another transform, a spreading ridge, or a subduction zone.
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