Lithosphere age, depth and structural complications resulting from migrating transform faults.

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Abstract

Many structural complications can arise if transform faults migrate back and forth across a finite width of the lithosphere as a result of minor ridge propagations and recessions. This is most likely in an area of young, weak, thin lithosphere.-R.E.S.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)785-788
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Geological Society
Volume143
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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