oblique-slip fault

oblique-slip fault

n
(Geological Science) a fault on which the movement is along both the strike and the dip of the fault
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2001): Using Travertine Deformations To Characterize Paleoseismic Activity on an active oblique-slip fault.
On Conanicut Island, numerous NNE-trending sinistral oblique-slip faults are observed.
This northwest-trending structural zone is characterized by strike- and oblique-slip faults.