ramp valley

noun

Definition of ramp valley

: a fault trough bounded laterally by faults that dip away from the valley axis and underlaid by a depressed block that is supposed to have been forced down by lateral pressure

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“Ramp valley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ramp%20valley. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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