Reverse Faults: Devon, England, and Northern Spain

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Fine examples of small thrusts and duplexes along the north coast of Devon.

85_438. Chevron with pre-fold thrust.  Northcott Mouth, N. of Bude, Devon, ENG. [SS202085; 50.848006, -4.555493]


85_436. Thrust developing upward into a fold.  Northcott Mouth, Devon, ENG. [SS202085; 50.848006, -4.555493]


85_437. Chevron with  pre-fold thrust. Northcott Mouth. [SS202085; 50.848006, -4.555493]

 Widemouth Bay, north of Bude, Devon, ENG. Grid Ref. SS 212 180.

A remarkable small duplex in Carboniferous sandstone.


85_446. A small duplex with at least 8 horses visible. Widemouth Bay, Devon. [SS200030; 50.794939,-4.558225]


85_504. Duplex in 1 meter thick layer. Widemouth Bay, Devon. [SS200030; 50.794939,-4.558225]


85_449. The left most horse of the duplex. Widemouth Bay, Devon. [SS200030; 50.794939,-4.558225]

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85_502. A steeper crossing thrust in the duplex.       85_503. Horse, outlined by veins, in duplex. Widemouth Bay, Devon. [SS200030; 50.794939,-4.558225]


85_501. Slickensides on thrust in duplex. Widemouth Bay, Devon. [SS200030; 50.794939,-4.558225]


85_505. View parallel to movement of curved thrusts in duplex. Widemouth Bay, Devon. [SS200030; 50.794939,-4.558225]


85_444. Transfer fault. Widemouth Bay, Devon. [SS200030; 50.794939,-4.558225]


85_445. Complex faults, a ramp on ramp structure. Widemouth Bay, Devon. [SS200030; 50.794939,-4.558225]


Northern Spain


86_093. Small duplex, below scale, in the recumbent part of the Mondonedo nappe.  Note how the duplex thickens the layer compared to the extension of the bed to the right. Benquerencia beach, Foz. 43.57842,-7.255969
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