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This striated fault scarp belongs to the NW-SE-trending Padíl-Nigüelas late Neogene to present high-angle extensional front, dipping to the SW and separating the Sierra Nevada uplifted metamorphic core complex to the E and the Padúl Cenozoic basin to the E.

This striated fault scarp belongs to the NW-SE-trending Padíl-Nigüelas late Neogene to present high-angle extensional front, dipping to the SW and separating the Sierra Nevada uplifted metamorphic core complex to the E and the Padúl Cenozoic basin to the E.

Photograph: Miguel Doblas

Reference: Doblas, M. & Oyarzun, R., 1989, Geology, 17, 430-433; Doblas, M., et al., 1997, Journal of Structural Geology, 19, 2, 159-170