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Western frontal fault of the Canyon Range: is it the breakaway zone of the Sevier Desert detachment?

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Abstract

Geologic evidence developed from surface exposures demonstrates that the western frontal fault of the Canyon Range is a major structure representing the eastern Breakaway zone of the Sevier Desert detachment. Maximum upper plate displacement for the entire Sevier Desert detachment cannot be determined from these breakaway-zone exposures. -from Author

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Western frontal fault of the Canyon Range: is it the breakaway zone of the Sevier Desert detachment?
Series title:
Geology
Volume
23
Issue:
6
Year Published:
1995
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Geology
First page:
547
Last page:
550
Number of Pages:
4