Fault-controlled alpine topography in Norway

  title={Fault-controlled alpine topography in Norway},
  author={Per Terje Osmundsen and Tim F. Redfield and Bart W. H. Hendriks and Steffen G. Bergh and J. A. Hansen and I. Henderson and John F. Dehls and Tom Rune Lauknes and Yngvar Larsen and Einar Anda and B{\o}rre Davidsen},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  pages={83 - 98}
Abstract: Alpine topography in Norway is largely fault-controlled. Linear and asymmetric ranges developed in the footwalls of normal faults that were reactivated after the main phase of Mesozoic rifting, but prior to the Late Cenozoic glaciations. Stark geomorphological contrasts developed across the faults, reflecting differential glacial exploitation of the pre-glacial drainage pattern. Alpine topography developed preferentially in the footwalls. Triangular facets mark the traces of the most… 

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