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  • 1. Earthquakes All about earthquakes By: Noe Mexicano and Thomas Gainey
  • 2. Compression
    • Stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.
  • 3. Normal Fault
    • Normal fault is
    • In a normal fault the hanging wall slips down relative to the foot wall
  • 4. Strike Slip Fault
    • Strike slip fault is Rock on either side
    • Of a rock strike slip fault
    • Slip past each other
  • 5. Reverse fault
    • A reverse fault the hanging wall moves up relative to the foot wall.
  • 6. Plateau
    • A plateau is a large area of flat land elavaeated high above sea level.
  • 7. Syncline
    • A downward fold in a rock formed by compression In earth’s crust.
  • 8. Stress
    • Stress is a face that acts on rock to change it’s shape or volume
  • 9. Tension
    • Tension pulls on the crust stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle
  • 10. Shearing
    • Shearing- can cause masses of rock
    • to slip.
    Click here to watch a earth quake video
  • 11. Anticline
    • A fold in rock that bends upward into an
    • Arch is an anticline.
  • 12. Hanging wall
    • The block of rock that the upper half
    • Of a fault.
  • 13. Recourses
    • http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/deform/syncline.gif
    • http://www.readygenesee.com/images/earthquake.jpg
    • http://www.durangobill.com/AncestralRivers/AfricaLufira.jpg
    http://www.dukelabs.com/Abstracts%20and%20Papers/19Primer_files/image002.jpg http://www.disastervideo.net/earthquake-car.php