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From: Inelastic behavior and mechanical strength of the shallow upper crust controlled by layer-parallel slip in the high-strain zone of the Niigata region, Japan

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a Index map of the study area. The area surrounded by the dotted line is the Niigata–Kobe Tectonic Zone (NKTZ; Sagiya et al. 2000). The study area is located in the NKTZ. N: Niigata region. PAC: Pacific Plate. EUP: Eurasian Plate. σHmax is the maximum horizontal stress (Terakawa and Matsu’ura 2010). b Geological map of the mid-Niigata region, Central Japan (Niigata Prefectural Government 2000). c Geological cross-section along the line X–X’ in b. The Katagai site is located in the eastern limb of the Matto Anticline

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