Fuyun fault, China

Fuyun fault, China

The Fuyun fault, in north-western China, is remarkably well preserved in the landscape thanks to minimal erosion in the region (Klinger, Etchebes et al, 2011).

Fuyun fault


Marie Etchebes


Klinger Y., Etchebes M., Tapponnier P., Narteau C., Characteristic slip for five great earthquakes along the Fuyun fault in China. Nature Geoscience, 4, 389-392, doi:10.1038/ngeo1158, 2011