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Overthrust Fault

Overthrust Fault

This site is an example of an overthrust fault.
 
Soil
Lower Cetaceous (Potomac)
Sands and Gravels
Precambrian Schist
Normal Position Before Faulting
 
Soil
Schist
Thrust Fault Plane
Sand and Gravel
Schist
Position After Faulting
 
 
 

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