Terminations of large strike-slip faults: an alternative model from New Zealand

@inproceedings{Mouslopoulou2007TerminationsOL,
  title={Terminations of large strike-slip faults: an alternative model from New Zealand},
  author={Vasiliki Mouslopoulou and Andrew Nicol and Timothy A. Little and John J. Walsh},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract The 500-km-long strike-slip North Island Fault System (NIFS) intersects and terminates against the Taupo Rift. Both fault systems are active, with strike-slip displacement transferred into the rift without displacing normal faults along the rift margin. Data from displaced landforms, fault-trenching, gravity and seismic-reflection profiles, and aerial photograph analysis suggest that within 150 km of the northern termination of the NIFS, the main faults in the strike-slip fault system… 
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