thrust fault, overthrust fault, reverse fault(noun)
a geological fault in which the upper side appears to have been pushed upward by compression
The numerical value of overthrust fault in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of overthrust fault in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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