Nitish Kumar posted an Question
July 15, 2022 • 23:14 pm 30 points
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41. lateral offset in drainage line is commonly associated with: a. strike-slip fault b. reverse fault c. normal fault d. thrusting (bhu-2013

41. Lateral offset in drainage line is commonly associated with: A. Strike-slip fault B. Reverse fault C. Normal fault D. Thrusting (BHU-2013

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    Raghubeer rai

    option A)strike slip fault is the correct ans .in strike slip fault there is horizontal moment of two rock block so if you assume that a river is flowing from one block to another so by horizontal moment of block there will be some irregularities in the pattern of river drainage line will create . example of these type of moment you can see in san andreas fault .here below i am attaching photograph for better visualisation that how the lateral offset (move from its original path)in drainage line created.

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