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Moreover, the fold tectonics area is cut by downthrow and downthrow-shift faults.
The overall effect of the series of north-south faults is to progressively downthrow the base of Waulsortian towards the centre of the deposit.
The three youngest events (X, Y and Z) involved downthrow and tilting of units at the hanging wall, as well as development of three nested fissures filled with chaotic ensembles of conglomerate blocks coming from the Middle Pleistocene fluvial terrace.