ACTIVITY OF THE YUMEN FAULT,WESTERN QILIAN MOUNTAINS,DURING LATE QUATERNARY AND ITS IMPLICATION TO REGIONAL TECTONIC MOVEMENTS
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    Field investigation reveals that the latest time when Yumen fault, western part of Qilian Mountains was active is the end of the late Pleistocene, and that the fault is coincident with other faults around west Jiuquan basin.It is also found that Yumen fault had not simply restricted to dip-slip motion, strike slip motion is indicated. The results suggest that west Jiuquan basin block might have rotated clockwise.

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  • Received:March 30,1999
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  • Online: June 28,2017
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