dip-slip fault


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dip-slip fault

n
(Geological Science) geology a fault on which the movement is in the direction of the dip of the fault
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This situation is very unlikely as there is no evidence of post-episode-1 dip-slip fault events with appropriate kinematics to have down-dropped the redbed slivers anywhere along the Norumbega fault system in eastern Maine.