The picture shows a fault in a place where mountains come down near the coast

The picture shows a fault in a place where mountains

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The picture shows a fault in a place where mountains come down near the coast. What likely happened to form the ramp (also called a scarp) behind the person? A.Pull-apart forces pulled the rocks apart, making the break, and allowing one side to drop relative to the other.B.Push-together forces shoved one side up over the other, making the break.C.Slide-past forces shoved one side up over the other, makingthe break.D.Pull-apart forces shoved one side up over the other, making the break.E.Slide-past forces pulled the rocks apart, making the break, and allowing one side to drop relative to the other.The down-side dropped along the ramp compared to the up-side. (This is actually an interesting one; it formed in Alaska during the 1964 earthquake. That was a push-together quake, but it was so huge and moved so much rock in different directions that some ofthe rock ended up having pull-apart motions, such as this one.)Your Response:A Right Points Earned: 1/1 13.The picture at left shows a section of fence straddling the San Andreas Fault. The photograph was taken a few days after the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake.The reason the fence is discontinuous is:
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Right Points Earned: 1/1 14.We think that the Earth’s outer core is not solid, but liquid. Why do we think this?
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  • Spring '12
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  • Earthquakes, rocks, Death Valley, 1906 San Francisco earthquake

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