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Stress taht pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions is called shearing
in a normal fault, the part of the fault that lies below the other part is called the footwall
which type of stress force produces reverse faults> compression
the land betweeen two normal faults move upward to form a fault block mountain
A fold in rock that bends upward into an arch is called a anticline
the point beneath EArth's surface where rock breaks under stress and triggers and earthquake is called the focus
the type of seismic waves that arrive at the surface first and mobe by compressing and expanding the ground like an accordion are called P waves
S waves are also known as secondary waves
Compared to P waves and S waves, surface waves move slower
which scale would most likely be used to tell how much earthquake damage was done to homes and other buildings? the Mercalli scale
which of the following can cause damage days or months after a large earthquakd? an aftershock
a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume is called stress
most earthquak-related deaths and injuries result from P waves
In a strike slip fault, the rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways with litle up or down motion
a large are of flat land elevated high above sea level is called a plateau
in what direction do seismic waves carry the energy of an earthquake away from the focus
what type of earthquake wave can travel through both liquids and solids P waves
volcanic belts form along the boundaqries of Earth's plates
the formation of the Hawaiin Islands is one example of volcanoes forming over a hot spot
the viscosity of magma dep
Created by: darbyrenee