Crustal Deformation

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Crustal Deformation 
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Take-Away Points 1. Structures in the earth have practical  implications 2. Basic terms for earth structures 3. Small structures provide clues to much  larger structures 4. The earth’s crust is floating on the  denser mantle beneath 5. Gentle uplifts and downwarps affect  the interiors of continents
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Economic Consequences of  Geologic Structures Tracing Coal Seams, Aquifers, etc.  Ore Deposits are often localized along  faults and folds  Petroleum Traps  1. Structures in the earth have practical implications
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The Big Picture 1. Structures in the earth have practical implications
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Anticlines  and  Synclines 2. Basic terms for earth structures
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Monoclines  and  Homocline s 2. Basic terms for earth structures
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Axial  Plane 2. Basic terms for earth structures
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How Fast Can Folds Form?
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Which Way was Up? Sedimentary Structures are governed by: Gravity Exposure to the Surface They all have a “right way up”  3. Small structures provide clues to much larger structures
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