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Active fault The term 'Active fault' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' A fault which, because of its present tectonic setting, can undergo movement from time to time in the immediate geologic future. A fault, which has moved during the recent geologic past (Quarternary) and, thus, may move again. It may or may not generate earthquakes. See capable fault'.
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