This site, which accompanies an introductory structural geology class at the University of Leeds, UK, contains information on faults. Topics include normal faults, thrust faults, strike-slip faults, faults and stress, and soft-linked fault systems. The site features explanations of the three basic types of faults with informative diagrams and a photo gallery.
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Type of resource:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Except where otherwise stated, copyright of all materials resides with the University of Leeds. No material may be altered to any degree without the University's written consent.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-671
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Geoff Lloyd
School of Earth and Environment
University of Leeds