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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2016
South African Journal of Geology (2016) 119 (3): 545–568.
... surface rupture, with at least 2 m of vertical geomorphic offset, has been recorded along the Kango Fault over a lateral distance of at least 84 km, from near the town of De Rust, east of Oudtshoorn, towards the western end of the Baviaanskloof in the Eastern Cape. Although the Kango Fault scarp...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2016
South African Journal of Geology (2016) 119 (3): 569–582.
...M.L. Goedhart; P.W.K. Booth Abstract The location and estimated magnitude of a recent surface rupturing earthquake along the eastern part of the Kango Fault traversing the southern Cape Fold Belt, South Africa, is reported here, as well as the minimum recurrence interval and maximum slip rate...
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Location of the trench site (M1.42) across the <b>Kango</b> <b>Fault</b> trace. The <b>fault</b>...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 1. Location of the trench site (M1.42) across the Kango Fault trace. The fault scarp is clearly depicted by the dark line (untouched!) extending from west to east across the centre of the aerial photographs. Insert shows the location of the trench site in the southern Cape, near the town
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View east-northeast along the trace of the <b>Kango</b> <b>Fault</b> surface rupture. Thi...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2. View east-northeast along the trace of the Kango Fault surface rupture. This normal fault is indicated by the dark bush line separating Palaeozoic rocks of the Groot Swartberg Mountain at left, from lower lying Mesozoic basin fill and thin Quaternary to Holocene cover sediments
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Photograph of the <b>Kango</b> <b>Fault</b> near to its intersection with the western pro...
Published: 01 September 2007
Figure 8. Photograph of the Kango Fault near to its intersection with the western profile. To the left of the fault: Table Mountain Group quartzites unconformably overlying Neoproterozoic – Cambrian conglomerates and quartzites, with bedding nearly parallel to the Kango Fault. To the right
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2012
South African Journal of Geology (2012) 115 (2): 117–136.
... younger that 3 Ma and the youngest surface rupture observed may be of latest Pleistocene age. This style of reactivation of coast-parallel Mesozoic or older faults is similar to that recently described in Namibia, and known Quaternary reactivation of the Kango fault system in the Southern Cape...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2001
South African Journal of Geology (2001) 104 (3): 231–242.
... the frontal sector of the eastern branch of the Cape Fold Belt (as far as the Kango Fault), the crust thins to less than 40km. Farther southward still, for ~ 50km beneath the central sector of the eastern branch of the Cape Fold Belt to the extension of the Worcester Fault, the crust thickens to about 45km...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2006
South African Journal of Geology (2006) 109 (1-2): 215–232.
... Formation from the Kango Inlier in the Saldania Belt), were selected for provenance determination. The studied supracrustal rocks are dominated by material derived from the upper continental crust, and display a moderate weathering trend, as derived from the chemical index of alteration, and upper crustal...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2007
South African Journal of Geology (2007) 110 (2-3): 407–418.
...Figure 8. Photograph of the Kango Fault near to its intersection with the western profile. To the left of the fault: Table Mountain Group quartzites unconformably overlying Neoproterozoic – Cambrian conglomerates and quartzites, with bedding nearly parallel to the Kango Fault. To the right...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2002
South African Journal of Geology (2002) 105 (3): 257–270.
...Alexander F.M. Kisters; Richard W. Belcher; Reyno Scheepers; Abraham Rozendaal; L. Smith Jordaan; Richard A. Armstrong Abstract The Colenso fault is a major northwest to southeast trending fault zone in the Pan-African Saldania Belt of the Western Cape Province in South Africa that is spatially...
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SSC  model for the  PSHA  performed for the Thyspunt site (star). The <b>fault</b>...
Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 2. SSC model for the PSHA performed for the Thyspunt site (star). The fault sources are the Plettenberg ( PLET ), Gamtoos ( GAM ), Kango (KNG), and Worcester (WOR) faults, and the Agulhas Fracture Zone (AFZ). The area sources are the Extended Continental Crust ( ECC ), Karoo (KAR
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Map showing locations of detailed investigations along the Quaternary-react...
Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 5. Map showing locations of detailed investigations along the Quaternary-reactivated Kango fault zone.
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Summary of <b>fault</b> source characteristics included in the SSC model          ...
Published: 01 May 2015
Table 2 Summary of fault source characteristics included in the SSC model Kango Agulhas Gamtoos Plettenberg Worcester Seismogenic probability, p[S] [1.0] 1 [0.2] [0.2] [0.2] [0.2] Temporal clustering 2 In cluster [0.8] Out of cluster [0.2] Not assessed
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Geological interpretation of features in Figure 4 : ( a ) western profile; ...
Published: 01 September 2007
Figure 6. Geological interpretation of features in Figure 4 : ( a ) western profile; ( b ) eastern profile. Mesozoic normal faults (KF = Kango Fault, GF = Gamtoos Fault) have been marked in red to distinguish them from Paleozoic thrusts. The blind Paleozoic thrust fault discussed in the text
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Location of the selected trench site (M1.42) at Lat: 33 0 28'08.7”S/Long: 2...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 3. Location of the selected trench site (M1.42) at Lat: 33 0 28'08.7”S/Long: 22°50'53.0’’E, north of the Scholtz rail siding, on 1:10 000 scale orthophoto map sheet 3322BD 22 Wilgeboom. The Kango Fault trace is the dark line across the centre of the image (not retouched!). Distance
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Summary of the minimum recurrence interval and maximum slip rate for the Ka...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 3. Summary of the minimum recurrence interval and maximum slip rate for the Kango Fault at the trench site, using the displacement and age of the most recent event (MRE) and the age of the oldest bed exposed in the floor of the trench. Had the penultimate event (PE) been exposed (i.e
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2014
South African Journal of Geology (2014) 117 (2): 301–315.
...P.W.K. BOOTH; M.L. GOEDHART Abstract Geological structures at two localities, some 20 km apart, along the R67 National Road between Grahamstown and Fort Beaufort, show that thrust faulting and folding have affected rocks of the Karoo Supergroup at both localities. At the northern locality, which...
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Location of the palaeoseismic trench site in the southern Cape Fold Belt, n...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 1. Location of the palaeoseismic trench site in the southern Cape Fold Belt, near the eastern end of the 320 km long Kango Fault. This large fault forms a major segment in the west-east striking Ceres-Kango-Baviaanskloof-Coega (CKBC) fault system, of which the primary fault trace (red
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View south-east across the Little Karoo winter landscape and the 82 m long ...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 4. View south-east across the Little Karoo winter landscape and the 82 m long by 2.5 m wide palaeoseismic trench excavated across the 2 m high east-northeast - west-southwest striking Kango fault scarp (between arrows). The excavation extended well out into the downthrown hanging-wall
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2015
South African Journal of Geology (2015) 118 (3): 225–248.
... of historic and small-scale current seismic activity along several faults in the region, including the Kango-Baviaanskloof-Coega and Kouge-Gamtoos fault sections, and possibly the Zuurberg fault to the north ( Goedhart et al., 2011 ). A recent GPS station set up east-southeast of Willowmore (on the Willowmore...
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