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1990). This rate of shortening, if operative since 4–5 Ma, could account for a significant fraction of the component of Refugio–Santa Cruz shear inferred to have contributed to Hosgri movement. Moreover, the array of west-northwest–east-southeast splay faults, lying due north of the Refugio–Santa Cruz domain within the Santa Maria basin (Fig. 9), trend toward offshore junctures with the Hosgri fault (Steritz and Luyendyk, 1994), and could also account for the transfer of a significant proportion of the calculated shear to strike slip along the latter structure (Hall, 1981).

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