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    • Earthquakes By: Sierra and Alexus
    • Stress
      • A force that acts on rock to change it’s shape of volume
    • Types of Stress
      • Tension
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      • Shearing Compression
    • Faults
      • A fault is when a rock breaks
      • Most faults occur along plate boundary’s
    • Click Here to Watch!!!
    • Normal Faults
      • When an rock is pulled apart
      • Is also an angle
    • Reverse Fault
      • When a rock is pushed together
    • Strike-Slip Fault
      • Move past each other sideways
    • Hanging Wall
      • The block of rock that lies above a fault
    • Foot Wall
      • Is the block of rock that lies below a fault
    • Syncline
      • A fold in a rock that bends downward to form a valley
    • Anticline
      • A fold that bends upward to form a arch
    • Plateau
      • Is a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
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