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Window
also called "fenster" in geology

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  1. A tectonic window (or Fenster (lit. "window" in German) is a geologic structure formed by erosion or normal faulting on a thrust system

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  2. When erosion or normal faulting produces a hole in the nappe where the underlying autochthonous rocks crop out this is called a window

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  3. In such a system the hanging wall block is called a nappe

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  4. Windows can be almost any size, from a couple of meters to hundreds of kilometers

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