hanging wall

  1. the upper wall of an inclined fault
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  • They connect the hanging wall of one fault to the footwall of another fault, and have special deforming feature, beside them on the hanging wall there are transverse anticlines.
  • The sedimentary units in the hanging wall were deposited in fault-bounded basins while their footwalls progressively emerged through the ductile and brittle crust.
  • As for the mesoscale normal faults inside the Fault Zone, they cannot be considered as classical brittle planar normal fault planes downwarping a hanging wall relative to a footwall along a single discrete plane.
  • The faults have a systematic geometric relationship with folds, with anticlines in the mutual hanging walls of fault pairs and broader footwall synclines that define the shallow dish forms of the polygons.
  • The mylonitic foliation in the hanging wall is subparallel to the thrust plane.
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  • They walked through the shadow of the gorge, the steep overhanging walls closed in on them, and there was a sense of impending evil about them.
  • Although greatly attenuated in shear zones, layers may still be continuous from footwall to hanging wall.
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