A New Class of Faults and their Bearing on Continental Drift

  title={A New Class of Faults and their Bearing on Continental Drift},
  author={J. T. Wilson},
T and half-shears. Many geologists1 have maintained that movements of the Earth's crust are concentrated in mobile belts, which may take the form of mountains, mid-ocean ridges or major faults with large horizontal movements. These features and the seismic activity along them often appear to end abruptly, which is puzzling. The problem has been difficult to investigate because most terminations lie in ocean basins. This article suggests that these features are not isolated, that few come to… 

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