Fault Movement Sense
|Description:||This scheme specifies concepts used to describe the relative direction of movement of bodies of rock across a fault (GeoSciML ShearDisplacementStructure) surface, as defined by the IUGS Commission for Geoscience Information (CGI) Geoscience Terminology Working Group. Examples include 'sinistral', 'dextral', 'normal', 'reverse'. By extension, this vocabulary includes all concepts in this conceptScheme, as well as concepts in any previous versions of the scheme. Designed for use in the movementSense property in GeoSciML DisplacementValue elements.|
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Fault Movement Sense - All Concepts
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