Faults

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saiya9
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235795
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Faults
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2013-09-19 11:31:56
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Amy Luther Geol 1001 Sect 003
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What are the 3 types of faults and how do they relate to plate tectonics?
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  1. Define Fault.
    How are faults classified?
    Are faults older or younger than the rocks they cut?
    • -A break in the rock where movement has occured
    • -they are classified based on relative movement of 2 side.
    • -Faults are younger than the rocks they cut
  2. What type of fault is this?
    Label hanging and foot wall.
  3. What type of fault is this?
    Label hanging and foot wall.

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