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Red River Fault

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Subject: Geology of Vietnam, Mae Chan Fault, 1925 Dali earthquake, Three Pagodas Fault, Yangtze Plate
Collection: Geology of China, Geology of Vietnam, Seismic Faults of Asia, Strike-Slip Faults
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Red River Fault

The Red River Fault or Song Hong Fault is a major fault in Yunnan, China and Vietnam which accommodates continental China's (Yangtze Plate) southward movement[1] It is coupled with that of the Sagaing Fault in Myanmar which accommodates the Indian plate's northward movement, with the land (Indochina) in between faulted and twisted clockwise. It was responsible for the 1970 Tonghai earthquake.

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