Lecture#25 - Are the rocks shortened or stretched when a...

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Lecture#25 11/24/08 Describe the geology and features of Wind Cave National Park. What is boxwork? Describe the geology and features of Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Describe the geology and features of Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Describe the different ways mountain ranges can form. Describe or define the following: fault; fault plane; hanging wall; footwall; normal fault; reverse fault/thrust fault Are the rocks shortened or stretched when a normal fault is produced?
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Unformatted text preview: Are the rocks shortened or stretched when a reverse fault is produced? Define the geologic meaning of the term strike. Describe a strike-slip fault. Describe the difference between a right-lateral strike-slip fault and a left-lateral strike-slip fault. Identify the type of fault that would be expected at the different types of plate boundaries. Define the following: craton; passive continental margin; active continental margin....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course GLG 141 taught by Professor Holm during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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