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Fault Name Index

Arrastre Canyon Narrows Fault

Type of Faulting: varied (see below)
Length: 11 km
Nearby Communities: Lucern Valley
Most Recent Rupture: Late Quaternary
Other Notes: The Arrastre Canyon Narrows fault is the main fault within a zone of northeast-trending faults in the northern San Bernadino Mountains that has had a complex history, with different slip motions at different times, depending upon the local tectonic environment. This fault zone has seen strike-slip, normal, and reverse displacement during its "lifetime", but does not appear to have broken at the surface in the last 100,000 years.

 

References


This fault is featured on the following map:
Basin and Range Fault Map

 

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