GEO ch 7

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GEO ch 7
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2012-03-08 00:35:33
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  1. Deformation
    • Tensional forces
    • Compressive forces
    • Shearing forces
  2. tension forces occurs at
    divergent boundaries
  3. strike and dip
    describe the orientation of rock layer exposed at an outcrop
  4. compass direction of rock layer
    strike
  5. dip
    amount of tilting
  6. geologic cross sections
    diagrams showing the features that would be visible if verticle slices were made through part of the crust
  7. brittle deformation produces
    faults
  8. dipslip fault
    fault on which there has been relative movment of blocks of rock up or down the dip of the fault plane
  9. extension produces
    normal fault
  10. basin
    bowlshaped depression of rock layers
  11. dome
    broad circular upward bulge of rock

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