fault terrace

noun

Definition of fault terrace

: a topographic bench or step on a hill slope formed by displacement by two approximately parallel faults along each of which the downhill side has moved down relatively to the uphill side

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“Fault terrace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fault%20terrace. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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