A subduc0on zones are areas where ocean oor descends

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Unformatted text preview: thquake in a Very Poor Country hFp://news.bbc.co.uk/ 2/hi/8455629.stm Reuters Creep Which Type of Fault Caused this Scarp? a)  Normal fault b)  Reverse/thrust fault c)  Strike-slip fault Normal Faults - Divergent Boundaries Basin and Range of Nevada Reverse Faults – Convergent Boundaries SubducJon Zones Which of the following is NOT true? a)  Subduc0on zones are areas where ocean floor descends into the mantle. b)  Subduc0on zone ac0vity includes very large earthquakes. c)  Subduc0on zone ac0vity leads to ac0ve volcanoes. d)  Subduc0on zones are areas where ocean floor rocks are formed. e)  Subduc0on zones are marked as the deepest parts of the oceans. Reverse Faults – Convergent Boundaries SubducJon Zones Japan 2011 9.0 Reverse Faults – Convergent Boundaries Cascadia SubducJon Zone §༊  §༊  §༊  Earthquakes every few hundred years Most recent Jan 26, 1700 80% chance of giant earthquake in next 50 yrs Reverse Faults – Convergent Boundaries Cascadia SubducJon Zone Strike-Slip Faults – Transform Bou...
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