The effect of non-parallel thrust fault interaction on fold patterns

  title={The effect of non-parallel thrust fault interaction on fold patterns},
  author={Heather M. Savage and Michele L. Cooke},
The geometry of two subsurface non-parallel thrust faults are systematically altered within mechanical models to determine the range of resulting fold map patterns and the effect of fault interaction on these fold patterns, and ultimately to infer fault geometry from complex fold shapes. Multiple faults can create both complex fold patterns with more than one fold axis and single folds without evidence of a second fault. Fold length may not correlate to fault length when remote contraction is… CONTINUE READING


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