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Unformatted text preview: classified them that way What kind of faults are they and why? What kind of folds are they and why? (There could be more than one possibility). Be able to explain the mechanisms that produced the structures you classify. You should be able to write something about the orientation of the principle stress directions; whether the folds were produced by a buckling process or whether they are associated with fault bends or terminations; You should be able to write something about whether the structures are thin-skinned or thick-skinned i.e. whether the basement crust is being deformed or whether it is just the overlying sediments....
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- Fall '08