fault scarp

noun Geology.
scarp1 ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1895–1900

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No structure designed for human occupancy shall be built on a fault scarp.
Thus, it appears that the fault may have produced a fault scarp.
Upper left photo shows a car straddling a one-foot-high fault scarp.
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