The study of Tabriz fault seismotectonic

Category Tectonic & Seismotectonic
Group GSI.IR
Location The 3 Symposium of Geosciences
Author Dr. H. Sadigh
Holding Date 30 July 2007


The Tabriz fault in northwest of Iran is the important geological structure in our country which historical earthquakes were recorded around it . The purpose of this paper is the study of Tabriz fault seismotectonic activity. The method of research is drawing 23 cross section vertical to Tabriz fault between Tabriz and Bostan-Abad distinguish mountain – front faceting , mountain – front sinuosity and the ratio of width of the froth of the valley to depth it. The results shows that Tabriz fault is an active fault.

Keywords :fault , Tabriz , seismotectonic , cross section , Bostan-Abad.