Interpretation of the rupture history of a low slip-rate active fault by analysis of progressive displacement accumulation: an example from the Quaternary Eupcheon Fault, SE Korea

  title={Interpretation of the rupture history of a low slip-rate active fault by analysis of progressive displacement accumulation: an example from the Quaternary Eupcheon Fault, SE Korea},
  author={Young-Seog Kim and Jung-Hwi Kihm and Kwangmin Jin},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  pages={273 - 288}
Abstract: The Eupcheon Fault, one of more than 20 identified Quaternary faults recently reported in the area around the Yangsan and Ulsan faults, SE Korean Peninsula, was discovered during the construction of a primary school in an area close to a nuclear power plant. We analysed a trench excavated across the Eupcheon Fault with the aim of understanding its movement history and kinematics. The Eupcheon Fault is a reverse fault (strike/dip: N20°E/40°SE) that records 6–7 m of displacement (3–4 m… 
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