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Unformatted text preview: 15 Faulting Thrust Fault 16 Faulting The Sierra Nevada range is a fault block. 17 Faulting Strike-slip Fault Shear stress (lateral stress) leads to strike-slip faulting 18 Faulting 19 Faulting The San Andreas Fault is a strike-slip fault 3 20 Cristianitos Fault, San Onofre 21 Cristianitos Fault, San Onofre 22 Faulting Horst: block uplifted between 2 normal faults Graben: block downthrown between 2 normal faults 23 Faulting A graben: the East African Rift Zone (National Geographic Society 24 End of Lecture...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Jeeze during the Winter '08 term at San Diego State.
- Winter '08