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Haley Hodoval

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stress A type of fault when the hanging wall slips down relative to the footwall
reverse fault A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
footwall A type of stress that squeezes rock untill it folds or breaks
compression A type of fault when rocks on either side slip past each other
tension A block of rock that lies below on a fault
strike-slip fault A block of rock that lies above on a fault
shering A fold in rock that bends upward into an arch
normal fault A type of stress that pulls on the crust, stretching rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle
hanging wall A fold in rock that bends downward to form a valley
syncline A type of fault when the hanging wall moves up relative to the footwall
anticline A type of stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions

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