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Alexus And Sierra Earthquakes

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  • 1. Earthquakes By: Sierra and Alexus
  • 2. Stress
    • A force that acts on rock to change it’s shape of volume
  • 3. Types of Stress
    • Tension
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    • hear
    • Shearing Compression
  • 4. Faults
    • A fault is when a rock breaks
    • Most faults occur along plate boundary’s
  • 5. Click Here to Watch!!!
  • 6. Normal Faults
    • When an rock is pulled apart
    • Is also an angle
  • 7. Reverse Fault
    • When a rock is pushed together
  • 8. Strike-Slip Fault
    • Move past each other sideways
  • 9. Hanging Wall
    • The block of rock that lies above a fault
  • 10. Foot Wall
    • Is the block of rock that lies below a fault
  • 11. Syncline
    • A fold in a rock that bends downward to form a valley
  • 12. Anticline
    • A fold that bends upward to form a arch
  • 13. Plateau
    • Is a large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
  • 14. Sierra and Alexus Give Thanks To These Sites!!!!!
    • Library.thinkquest
    • Green.nationalgeographic.com
    • Geology.wcedu.pima…
    • Eagle.csd49.org
    • Images.google.com
    • Wilcherish.com
    • Wilderness.org
    • Cgrove417.org
    • Classzone.com
    • Homewood.k12.a…
    • Lgsweb.org
    • Classic.mountainzo…
      • En .wikipedia.org/wiki/
      • Cacegypt.org
      • Nees.cornell.e…
      • Fs.fed.us
      • Geopubs.wr.usgs.go
      • Indiana.edu
      • Cccrow.com
      • Tulane.edu
      • Z.about.com
      • Utpb.edu
      • Manxgeology.com

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