Interpreting Fracture Patterns in Sandstones Interbedded with Ductile Strata at the Salt Valley Anticline, Arches National Park, Utah

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Lorenz, John C.; Cooper, Scott P.;
  • Publisher: Hosted by Utah State University Libraries
  • Subject: sandstone | fracture | patterns | Geology | Geophysics and Seismology

Sandstones that overlie or that are interbedded with evaporitic or other ductile strata commonly contain numerous localized domains of fractures, each covering an area of a few square miles. Fractures within the Entrada Sandstone at the Salt Valley Anticline are associa... View more
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