Tertiary–Quaternary faulting and uplift in the northern Oman Hajar Mountains

  title={Tertiary–Quaternary faulting and uplift in the northern Oman Hajar Mountains},
  author={Timothy M. Kusky and Cordula A. Robinson and Farouk Kamel El-Baz},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  pages={871 - 888}
Field mapping and remote sensing investigations reveal two new major fault sets cutting through Tertiary rocks, Quaternary terraces and a several-hundred-year-old irrigation canal system in the Hajar Mountains of northern Oman. They extend for tens of kilometres, forming fracture intensification zones several hundred metres wide. WNW- to NW-oriented faults run parallel to the mountain fronts in the plains adjoining the central Hajar range then obliquely crosscut the mountains in the north… 
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