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shear zones

French translation: zones de cisaillement

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English term or phrase:shear zones
French translation:zones de cisaillement
Entered by: Alison Jeffries-Thierry
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04:32 Feb 16, 2008
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Geology / Mine evaluation
English term or phrase: shear zones
Context: "The deformation process was probably facilitated by evaporate extrusion from the Lower Roan Group sediments along thrusts, shear zones and along the cores of fold structures."
Anything better than "des zones de cisaillement"
Alison Jeffries-Thierry
Local time: 21:07
zones de cisaillement
Explanation:
Why would you like anything better? It is the proper term ...

"... d'est en ouest de la zone de cisaillement du Paleozoique tardif de Cobequid, ... The geology of this area is summarized in Figure 2, showing Upper ..."
http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/summary_0199-1277942_ITM
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FX Fraipont
Belgium
Local time: 13:07
Grading comment
Merci pour votre confirmation. Je ne suis pas géologue.
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +2zones de cisaillement
FX Fraipont


  

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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
zones de cisaillement


Explanation:
Why would you like anything better? It is the proper term ...

"... d'est en ouest de la zone de cisaillement du Paleozoique tardif de Cobequid, ... The geology of this area is summarized in Figure 2, showing Upper ..."
http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/summary_0199-1277942_ITM

FX Fraipont
Belgium
Local time: 13:07
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 146
Grading comment
Merci pour votre confirmation. Je ne suis pas géologue.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dolores Vázquez
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