transcurrent

trans·cur·rent

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

(trænzˈkʌrənt)
adj
running across; transverse
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Desert Gold's acquisition of Ashanti increases the Company's land position along and near the Senegal Mali Shear Zone and Main Transcurrent Fault Zone by 28% to 296.9 km2.
The regionally significant Main Transcurrent Shear Zone appears to change its strike direction from NNE to NNW, and exploration work completed by Cradle Arc and confirmed by Randgold identified numerous high-grade gold targets coincident with this change of the MTZ.
(ii) The central domain corresponds to a large NE-striking transcurrent fault zone, including the Adamaoua and Tibati Banyo faults to the north and the SF to the south.
Zargouni, "Structuring and evolution of Neogene transcurrent basins in the Tellian foreland domain, north-eastern Tunisia," Journal of Geodynamics, vol.
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.
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.
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