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Joint: Joint: crack where rock pulled apart apart Fault: rocks Fault: have slipped past one another another
08.03.a Stresses that Form Joints
Burial and Burial tectonic forces tectonic Cooling and Cooling contraction contraction Unloading 08.03.c Describing Faults
Strike Dip 08.04.a Strike-slip Strike-slip fault fault Dip-slip fault Oblique-slip fault Sense of Movement
Hanging wall Footwall
08.04.b Normal fault Reverse fault or Reverse thrust fault thrust Strike-Slip Faults
Rocks move Rocks horizontally
08.04.c Left lateral Right l...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course GEOL 100 taught by Professor Martin during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.
- Fall '08