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The development of fold axes oblique to the regional trend

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The origin of fold axes oblique to the regional attitude is interpreted in terms of rotation of the axes due to stretching within the axial plane of the folds. Fold axes originally sub-parallel to the Y-axis of the finite strain ellipsoid rotate towards the X-axis upon further deformation. Equations are derived for the resulting frequency distributions of oblique fold axes for both stretching normal and oblique to the original fold-axis mean. An example of anomalous fold-axis trends from north Cornwall, England is analysed using the proposed models and some other examples of fold-axis distributions amenable to this model treatment briefly discussed.

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Sanderson, David J. (1973) The development of fold axes oblique to the regional trend Tectonophysics, 16, (1-2), pp. 55-70. (doi:10.1016/0040-1951(73)90131-5).

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Published date: January 1973

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Local EPrints ID: 76170
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76170
ISSN: 0040-1951
PURE UUID: 7012a390-6b76-46f5-b2f6-f1d936b8e598
ORCID for David J. Sanderson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2144-3527

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:41

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