neotectonics


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ne·o·tec·ton·ics

 (nē′ō-tĕk-tŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of geologic structures formed between the end of the Miocene and the present.
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Neotectonics and channel evolution of the Lower Ivinhema River: a right-bank tributary of the upper Parana River, Brazil.
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Neotectonics of East Anatolian Plateau (Turkey) and Lesser Caucasus: Implication for transition from thrusting to strike-slip faulting.
Muir Wood, "Extraordinary deglaciation reverse faulting in northern Fennoscandia," in Earthquakes at North-Atlantic Passive Margins: Neotectonics and Postglacial Rebound, S.
This research investigates neotectonics and seismic risk assessment for the future development in the light of historic recorded earthquakes that caused enormous damage to human life and property.
Owing to such conditions, studies pertaining to neotectonics and consequent geomorphic expressions with regard to surface processes and landscape evolution are inadequately constrained.
The Stuoragurra Fault, evidence of neotectonics in the Precambrian of Finnmark, northern Norway.