17 - fault) Strike-Slip Faults: Motion is horizontal...

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21:43 Midterm on Tuesday 50-70 Multiple Choice -Read Chapter 1,3,6 for TEST Lecture Tests—only material in lecture, not lab Types of Faults Dip Slip Faults:  Faults with motion up or down dip of fault Not vertical Hanging Wall block are moving up or down  Slip is in the direction of the fault Two Kinds: 1.  Normal Fault : Hanging wall moves down to the footwall (extension/thinning) 2.  Reverse Faults:  Hanging wall moves up relative to the footwall (shortening/thickening) Dips gently, maybe less than 40 degrees dip    Thrust Fault (type of reverse 
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Unformatted text preview: fault) Strike-Slip Faults: Motion is horizontal (parallel to the strike of the fault) Two kinds of strike-slip faults: 1. Left-Lateral Strike Slip : If objects on the other side of the fault move to the left from your vantage point . (Looking across the fault, which way did it move) 2 . Right-Lateral Strike Slip : If objects on the other side of the fault move to the right from your vantage point *Strike Slip Faults are usually about vertical 21:43 21:43...
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