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Explain Fault-Block Mountains

Fault-Block Mountains Explained!

Fault-Block Mountains Technical Terms

Fault-Block Mountains: Mountains that formed primarily by block faulting, and commonly exhibit asymmetrical rotation and vertical displacement from a horizontal plane by large, coherent fault-block units hinged along fault lines; common in , but not limited to, the Basin and Range region of the US.. The term is not applied to mountains formed by thrust-faulting. SW & GG

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