horst

A block of rock that lies between two faults and has moved upward relative to the two adjacent fault blocks. See also graben.
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Horst

[geology] In physical geography and geology, a horst is the raised fault block bounded by normal faults or graben. A horst is formed from extension of the Earth`s crust. The raised block is a portion of the crust that generally remains stationary or is uplifted while the land has dropped on either side. Horst is German for heap. The Vosges ...
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Horst

[given name] Horst is a male given name found mostly in German-speaking countries. == Etymology/meaning == The name is of Old High German origin, meaning `man from the forest`, `bosk` or `brushwood`. In modern German, `Horst` is also the equivalent of English aerie, the nest of an eagle. ==Notable people named Horst== ...
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Horst

[Spessart] Horst is a hill of Hesse, Germany. ...
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Horst

[Vogelsberg] Horst is a hill of Hesse, Germany. ...
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Horst

A block of the earth's crust, generally long compared to its width, that has been uplifted along faults relative to the rocks on either side.
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Horst

A block of the earth's crust, generally long compared to its width, that has been uplifted along faults relative to the rocks on either side.
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Horst

An elongate fault block that has been uplifted in relation to the adjacent rocks.
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horst

An elongate, elevated block of crust forming a ridge or plateau, typically bounded by parallel, outward-dipping normal faults. See also graben.
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Horst

An elongated block of high topographic relief that is bounded on two sides by steep normal faults. P
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Horst

An upfaulted block of rock.
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horst

Credit: US Geological Survey An area that has been thrust upward between two roughly parallel faults. A horst is found together with a graben in an extensional environment. The graben are the downdropped blocks and the horst are the upthrown blocks that lie next to the graben. &nb...
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horst

[n] - a ridge of the earth`s crust that has been forced upward between two faults and so is higher than the surrounding land
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