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chapter 6 section 1

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stress a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
tension stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle
compression stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
shearing stress that pushes masses of rock in opposite directions in a sideways movement
normal fault a type of fault where the hanging wall slides downward, caused by tension in the crust
hanging wall the block that rock that forms the upper half of the fault
footwall the block that forms the lower half of a fault
reverse fault a type of fault where the hanging wall slides upward, caused by compression in the crust
strike-slip fault a type of fault where the rocks move past each other sideways, with little up or down motion
anticline an upward fold in rock formed by compression in Earth's crust
syncline a downward fold in rock formed by compression in Earth's crust
plateau a large of flat land elevated high above sea level
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