Fractures in the crust of a planet, accompanied with a displacement of one side of the fracture compared with the other, usually in a parallel direction to the fracture.

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Fractures in the crust of a planet, accompanied with a displacement of one side of the fracture compared with the other, usually in a parallel direction to the fracture.

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Faults
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021