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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2767–2790.
...Berend A. Verberne; Changrong He; Christopher J. Spiers Abstract In this paper, we report friction experiments performed on samples collected from the region hit by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in the Longmen Shan fault zone ( LFZ ) of Sichuan, southwestern China. The materials tested consisted...
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Journal Article
Published: 30 June 2020
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2020) 110 (6): 3077–3087.
...Yafen Huang; Hongyi Li; Xin Liu; Yuting Zhang; Min Liu; Yong Guan; Jinrong Su ABSTRACT The Longmen Shan fault zone (FZ), which consists of the back‐range, the central, and the front‐range faults, acts as the boundary between the Sichuan basin and eastern Tibet. In this study, local and teleseismic...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (4): 2369–2385.
... or fault‐propagation folding and are rooted in detachments that transfer shortening from the mountain belt toward the east into the Sichuan basin (Fig.  1b ; Jia et al. , 2006 ; Hubbard and Shaw, 2009 ). The south Longmen Shan rises steeply westward from 500 m of elevation in the Sichuan basin...
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Journal Article
Journal: Lithosphere
Publisher: GSW
Published: 01 February 2015
Lithosphere (2015) 7 (1): 14–20.
...Hu Wang; Lichun Chen; Yongkang Ran; Shengxue Lei; Xi Li Abstract The 2008 Mw 7.9 Wenchuan earthquake occurred along the middle and northern segments of the Longmen Shan fault zone at the eastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau. Five years later, the 2013 Mw 6.6 Lushan earthquake ruptured a section...
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Journal Article
Journal: Lithosphere
Publisher: GSW
Published: 01 August 2013
Lithosphere (2013) 5 (4): 393–406.
... experienced 7–13 km and at least 7–10 km of exhumation, respectively. The magnitude of exhumation in the southwestern Longmen Shan is similar to that reported in the central Longmen Shan, indicating consistency along strike. The thermochronology data also suggest that the Erwangmiao fault in the southwestern...
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Journal Article
Published: 23 November 2018
Journal of the Geological Society (2019) 176 (2): 323–333.
... and the fault-bend fold theory to determine the geometric and kinematic characteristics of the Pengxian buried structures located in the piedmont of central Longmen Shan (LMS). Seismic interpretations indicate that the Pengxian buried structures were involved in multi-period, superimposed deformation during...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geophysics
Published: 03 May 2013
Geophysics (2013) 78 (3): B111–B119.
... with metalliferous and radioactive mineral resources. Longmen is located in north-central Guangdong Province, China (Figure  1 ), which has attracted interests as one of the key concentrated mineralization zones of the Nanling metallogenic belt. However, due to the mountainous terrain, dense forest, and thick...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2018
AAPG Bulletin (2018) 102 (5): 913–938.
...., 1994 ; Burchfiel et al., 1995 ; Jin et al., 2010 ) ( Figure 1C ). Longitudinally, the Longmen Shan thrust belt is divided into three substructural belts by four major faults: the Maoxian–Wenchuan, Beichuan–Yingxiu, Anxian–Dujiangyan, and the Guangyuan–Dayi faults ( Figure 1C ). Furthermore, the belt...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 2006
AAPG Bulletin (2006) 90 (9): 1425–1447.
... assessment. The northeast-trending Longmen Shan (Shan = mountains) lies along the eastern boundary of the Tibetan Plateau and is one of the key regions of demonstrable Mesozoic–Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the China continent ( Sengör and Hsü, 1984 ; Mattauer et al., 1985 ; Huang and Chen, 1987...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1144/SP353.2
EISBN: 9781862396012
... Tertiary antiform with a NNW–SSE axis ( Huang et al. 2003 ; Roger et al. 2004 ; Zhou et al. 2008 ). Still during the Tertiary, the décollement level has been exhumed in the hanging wall of the NE–SW thrust faults of the Longmen-Shan belt that marks the transition between the Tibetan Plateau...
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Journal Article
Published: 02 August 2016
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2016) 106 (5): 1979–1990.
... horizontal distance, the elevation rises steeply from approximately 500 m in the western Sichuan basin (WSB) westward to more than 4000 m in the Songpan–Garzê orogen (SGO) ( Li et al. , 2012 ). The Longmen Shan thrust belt (LTB), which consists of three main faults, is the tectonic boundary separating...
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Map showing location of the <b>Longmen</b> <b>Mountain</b> fold-thrust belt, western Sich...
Published: 01 December 2010
Figure 1 Map showing location of the Longmen Mountain fold-thrust belt, western Sichuan Basin, and study area (small box). Lines are reverse faults. Bar indicates dip and arrow marks slip direction. P = Pingluoba gas field; Q = Qiongxi gas field; B = Baimamiao gas field.
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2689–2699.
... in a mountainous region. Here, the rupture does not correspond to the existing mapped faults. It seems to have broken a new fault strand (Fig.  1 ). The landslide took place approximately 4 km away from the central fault zone, located in the Longmen Shan tectonic seismic zone. The altitude of Dapingshan Mountain...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2713–2735.
... earthquake hazard, because geometric boundaries that appear to define fault segments at the surface may not pose boundaries to ruptures at depth. The Longmen Shan mountain range is at the center of a controversial debate about the rheology of the lower crust and the processes by which mountain belts...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2551–2560.
... characteristics of the 2001 Kunlun Mountain Pass earthquake , Acta. Seismol. Sinica. 30 , no.  1 , 12 - 25 (in Chinese). Zhang P. Z. Xu X. W. Wen X. Z. Ran Y. K. ( 2008 ). Slip rates and recurrence intervals of the Longmen Shan active fault zone, and tectonic implications...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 2014
Geology (2014) 42 (10): 915–918.
... involve multiple along-strike and vertically stacked fault segments. The 2013 M w 6.6 Lushan earthquake exemplified this complexity, rupturing a blind thrust fault in the southern Longmen Shan, which border the western Sichuan Basin in China. This event occurred 80 km south of the epicenter...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2700–2712.
... and surface offsets, and the long-term fault trace as marked by offset bedrock units. The Longmen Shan region has been the site of repeated collisions and mountain building since Late Triassic time ( Burchfiel et al. , 1995 ; Chen and Wilson, 1996 ; Li et al. , 2003 ; Harrowfield and Wilson, 2005...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 27 July 2021
GSA Bulletin (2021)
... OF INITIATION AGE The Longmen Shan thrust belt lies within the some other published GPS velocities (Table 1) Longmen Shan, the mountain range that sepa- to enhance the density and coverage of GPS The surface traces of the Red River fault rates the eastern Tibetan Plateau from the Sich- stations. and Yalong...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2590–2614.
...G. Yu; X. Xu; Y. Klinger; G. Diao; G. Chen; X. Feng; C. Li; A. Zhu; R. Yuan; T. Guo; X. Sun; X. Tan; Y. An Abstract On 12 May 2008, the M w 7.9 Wenchuan earthquake ruptured two northeast-striking imbricated reverse faults and one northwest-striking reverse fault along the middle Longmen Shan thrust...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (5B): 2750–2766.
...M. Furuya; T. Kobayashi; Y. Takada; M. Murakami Abstract We use crustal deformation data sets derived from satellite-based synthetic aperture radar ( SAR ) to develop a fault source model of the 2008 M w 7.9 Wenchuan earthquake, China, that occurred at the Longmen Shan fault zone. The data sets...
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