geologyChapter 10

geologyChapter 10 - inclined plane. 5.) An oval to circular...

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Chapter 10 1.) Rocks that show little or no plastic strain are said to be brittle. 2.) A fault along which the hanging wall block appears to have moved up relative to the foot- wall block is a reverse. 3.) The process which new material is added to the margins of cratons is accretion. 4.) Strike is defined as  the line formed by the intersection of a horizontal plane with an 
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Unformatted text preview: inclined plane. 5.) An oval to circular fold with all rocks dipping inward toward a central point is a basin. 6.) Most folding of rock layers results from compression. 7.) The geologic term used for an episode of mountain building is orogeny. 8.) Which statement is correct? Movement on joints, if any, is perpendicular to the joint surface....
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