strike-slip fault

Definitions of strike-slip fault

n a geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally

Type of:
break, fault, faulting, fracture, geological fault, shift
(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

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