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pull-apart displacement

French translation: distension

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English term or phrase:pull-apart displacement
French translation:distension
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09:44 Nov 16, 2013
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Geology
English term or phrase: pull-apart displacement
Most of the aftershocks occurred to the west of the main earthquake in the region known as the Mirogoane Lakes, which is a basin formed by a 5 km pull-apart displacement from EPGFZ (Enriquillo-Plaintain Garden Fault System)
Thierry37
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distension
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ISABELLE BELPOIS
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distension


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Example sentence(s):
  • Dans la région des îles Caïmans, il y a formation d’un bassin de distension (communément appellé bassin « pull-apart »). Cela s’explique par la présence de deux failles transformantes senestres...

    Reference: http://www.ggl.ulaval.ca/fileadmin/ggl/documents/Geoscope/v1...
ISABELLE BELPOIS
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