GLG 201 3.12.07 - Three Kinds 1. Push together( squish and...

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Introduction to Deformation and Topographic Maps Forces that drive deformation can build Mountains Rocks can be pushed up 6 Km Marine fossils in Alps at 5.5 Km Stress (forces that are acting on these rocks) Force is the force/area that causes deformation
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Unformatted text preview: Three Kinds 1. Push together( squish and elongate) Compression 2. Pull together( stretch and elongate) 3. Stretching, major deformation Compression Folds Faults: Reverse or Thrust Tension Fault: Normal Shear: Fault: Strike-slip...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course GLG 201 taught by Professor Libarkin during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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