overthrust


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overthrust

(ˈəʊvəˌθrʌst)
n
(Geological Science) geology a reverse fault in which the rocks on the upper surface of a fault plane have moved over the rocks on the lower surface. Compare underthrust
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6 billion cubic feet a day of capacity on the Overthrust Pipeline available to it pursuant to a long-term lease.
At the heart of the scene is Overthrust, fronted by a singing, bass-playing cop named Tshomarelo Mosaka.
Qinling orogenic belt has preserved a lot of kinematic evolution records of long-term multiple stages subduction and collision between the South China and North China blocks, as well as tectonic records of overthrust thrusting, strike-slip regulation, extensional collapse, been a good region for studying orogenic tectonic process.
Phil Anschutz was maneuvering his ranch over the Overthrust Belt on the Utah-Wyoming border into the wealth that would allow him to later invest in real estate, sports franchises and the Union Pacific railroad.
Receipts and deliveries with Cheyenne Plains, CIG, WIC and REX also can be scheduled through the Overthrust pipeline.
Balanced structural cross section of central Salt Range and Potwar Plateau of Pakistan: Shortening and overthrust deformation, MS Thesis, Corvallis: Oregon State University, p.
The leases are located on the well known "hingeline" overthrust structure in the Rocky Mountains which trends in a North Easterly direction from Arizona in the South right up into Canada.
There is a probable presence of an overthrust wedge beneath the Sarawak shelf, which could be interpreted as a sliver of the Rajang Group accretionary prism.
The Ryckman Creek storage facility has interconnections with five interstate pipelines, all of which are connected to the Opal Hub, including the Questar, Ruby, Kern River, Northwest and Overthrust pipelines.
Originating in the Rocky Mountain Overthrust and San Juan Basin oil and gas production areas, the 2,793-mile pipeline extends to Enterprise's Hobbs fractionator in Gaines County, Texas.
SandRidge Energy also owns low risk natural gas properties in the Pinon Field, and significant exploration opportunities in the West Texas Overthrust.
This formation, located south of the E-W striking overthrust line around Harbul-Silip in the south, is concordant over the Germav formation.