transcurrent

trans·cur·rent

 (trăns-kûr′ənt, -kŭr′-)
adj.
Extending or running transversely.

transcurrent

(trænzˈkʌrənt)
adj
running across; transverse
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of identifying characteristic forms of terrain motions, such as the compressive, extensive or transcurrent ones.
The contact between the steeply dipping conglomerate of the Silurian Oak Bay Formation at the base of the Mascarene Group and Cambrian-Ordovician sedimentary rocks of the Cookson Group is generally marked by the Sawyer Brook Fault, along which considerable transcurrent movement has occurred (Park et al.
Mid-oceanic ridges are composed of spreading segments, offset by fracture zones with transcurrent motion, and Jan Mayen is located near such a fracture zone.
2006) The Structural Significance Kareh Bas Transcurrent Fault System in the Zagros Fold and Thrust Belt, Geosciences.
Structural Analysis of Mengharak Transcurrent Fault System in Zagros, Iran, Special Geo Conference Issue Geoarabia, 7(2): 209-210.
Los Cayos Basin is considered to be a transpressional basin in which normal and transcurrent faults interact (Vargas, 2004).
He said, "I like to refer you to an article by Rajiva Wijaesinghe in the Transcurrent website of 7th of April, on Page 3, paragraph 2 and I Quote: "There is a concerted attempt to remove the most efficient and loyal non-career diplomats.
Tertiary record of an oblique transcurrent shear zone uplifted in Hispaniola", Tectonophysics, 194:217-236, 1991 (en ingles).
Zone 4 is characterized by straight northwesttrending form lines reflecting tectonic modification by a major dextral transcurrent shear zone (Sanborn-Barrie et al.
From transcurrent faulting to frontal subduction: A seismotectonic study of the northern Caribbean plate boundary from Cuba to Puerto Rico", Tectonics, 11(1):114-123, 1992.
Thus the open and now dissected folds affecting superficially silicified (silcreted) Cretaceous basin strata in southwest Queensland and adjacent areas have been attributed to transcurrent movements in the underlying basement that were transmitted into the overlying beds (WOPFNER, 1960).
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