Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Fault Scarp

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_688

A fault scarp is a steep cliff associated with an exposed fault plane. An example is the Longshou (Dragon’s Head) Cliff at Lushan Mountain. Most fault scarps have been affected by erosion.

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