Abhishek asked 5 years ago

In a strike slip fault how to determine whether the fault is dextral or sinistral and is the terms only related to faults?

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GeoCon Staff answered 5 years ago

This can be understood easily in this way.
Stand on one plate facing the other. If the other plate appears to be moving to your right it is Dextral and if it appears to be moving towards your left it is Sinistral.
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