Origin of fault scarp
First recorded in 1895–1900
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The general character of the fault-scarp changes with the surface features.
There can be no doubt that a fault-scarp is formed in the first place with great rapidity.
But the peculiarity of this pool is that it is not, like the others mentioned above, dammed back by the fault-scarp.
In several ways, this fault-scarp differs from that formed with the Japanese earthquake of 1891.
Several pools are formed along the course of the fault-scarp by the blocking of small streams.