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Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
Nature Of Earthquakes Final
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Nature Of Earthquakes Final

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  • 1. Nature of Earthquakes No laughing matter
  • 2. Tension
    • Tension is the stretching of rock
    • In other words rock is being pulled apart
  • 3. Compression
    • Compression pushes rock together
    • in a more better way of understanding think of pressing two pieces of biscuits together hard
  • 4. Shearing
    • Shearing causes masses to slip
    • so think of the Earth’s crust slipping and imagine the seismic wave
    • To inform you there are two or more waves
    • p and s
  • 5. Fault
    • In a normal fault ,the hanging wall slips down
    • Click here to see video
  • 6. Reverse Fault
    • In a reverse hanging wall moves up
    • click here to see reverse fault
  • 7. Strike- slip fault
    • Rock on either side of a strike- slip fault slips pass each other
  • 8. Anticlines
    • Which arch upward
  • 9. Synclines
    • Synclines which dip downward
  • 10. Plateau
    • A plateau is s large area of flat elevated land
  • 11. Stress
    • Stress force pushes, pulls, and twists the rock in the Earth’s
  • 12. Authors
    • By Anthony Woodlief and Kentrell French

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