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Whata are the three types of stress?
- compressional (convergent)
- tensional (divergent)
- shearing (transform)
Defomation of the Earth's crust is also called ______.
What are the five types of folds?
What are the five types of faults?
How does Atlanta rank in terms of earthquake risk?
What is the difference between the focus and the epicenter?
epicenter is at the surface
How do we calculate lagtime?
S wave-P wave
How do we determine magnitude?
take the size of the largest s-wave
What were some results of the New madrid Fault and the 1811/1812 earthquakes?
- the Mississippi flowed backwards
- Red Foot Lake formed
Sediment that is transplanted in the stream is called ______ and is the main feature of _______ _______!
Alluvium; channel bars!
What is the probability of an earthquake equation?
(1/yr flood)x100=% chance
How are oxbow lakes formed?
they are a product of erosion from meandering streams
What is karst made of ?
Limestone or Calcium Carbonate (CaCo3)
How is karst formed?
water dissolves limestone forming karst
what are the major features of karst?
sinkholes or doline
Who discovered reef formation?
where do glaciers start to form?
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