Along a reverse fault one rocky block is pushed up relative to rock on the other side.
The computed tsunami from the steeply dipping reverse fault model well explains the observed tsunami.
High-angle reverse fault, location approximate, teeth on right from origin.
On offshore faults, barbs simply indicate a reverse fault regardless of steepness of dip.
And he was asking, he heard that this earthquake was on a reverse fault line.
reverse fault in Science
(rĭ-vûrs') A geologic fault in which the hanging wall has moved upward relative to the footwall. Reverse faults occur where two blocks of rock are forced together by compression. Compare normal fault. See Note and illustration at fault.