A theoretical model and experimental work with cooling wax, as well as a consideration of some faults that were originally cited as transform faults, have suggested that two classes of transform faults exist. They are termed “boundary transform fault” and “ridge transform fault.” They differ in the degree and manner in which they delineate plate boundaries and probably also in age relative to a given plate.

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