Strike-slip faults in continental crust are shown to exhibit non-linear positive correlation between length and offset. This correlation can be empirically explained as the combined effect of the changes in the growth rates of offset and length during the time of tectonic activity of a fault.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1016/0040-1951(77)90051-8
Journal Tectonophysics
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Ranalli, G. (1977). Correlation between length and offset in strike-slip faults. Tectonophysics, 37(4). doi:10.1016/0040-1951(77)90051-8