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  • 1. Earthquakes Nhyeisha &Verenice Core.1 Mrs. Collazo science
  • 2.
    • A strike –slip fault is a type of fault were rocks on either side move past each other sideways
    Strike –Slip Fault
  • 3. Shearing
    • Stress that pushes a mass of rock in opposite directions
  • 4. Compression
    • Compression squeezes rock and make it fold that causes syncline which is a downward fold in rock caused by compression
  • 5. What’s Stress
    • Stress is a force that happens when rock changes its shape or volume
  • 6. Plateau’s
    • A plateau is a large area of flat land
  • 7. Tension
    • Stress that stretches rock so it became thinner.
  • 8. Hanging wall
    • Hanging wall is something that helps the upper part of a fault.
  • 9. Reverse fault
    • A reversed fault is when the rock of the crust is pushed together
  • 10. Normal fault
    • A normal fault is when the hanging wall slides downward which is caused by tension
  • 11. Foot wall
    • The block of rock that forms the lower half of a fault
  • 12. Web sites
    • www.uh.edu/~jbutler/physical/earthquakes1.gif
    • www.wcsgabon.org/Bateke/PlateauBateke.JPG
    • facweb.bhc.edu/.../Geol101/study/structur.htm
    • www.indiana.edu/~g103/G103/week9/wk9.html
    • www.bdrg.esci.keele.ac.uk/.../norm_stress_ex.GIF
    • www.cert-la.com/images/07-04_Earthquakes.jpg
    • www.devils-punchbowl.com/pages/geologyfaults.html
    • facweb.bhc.edu/.../Geol101/study/structur.htm
    • www.aero.polimi.it/.../CompressionBlock.jpg
    • www.seismo.unr.edu/ep/nvguide/images/sbg1b.gif
    • www.boiseschools.org/schools/north/hunicke/VO