6th grade words- By: Ashley Patterson
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The forces that push and pull on the Earths crust causes its deformation.
The surface layer of the Earth.
In geology, any change in the ordinal shape or volume of rocks.
The type of stress that squeezes rocks together.
The type of stress that pulls rocks apart.
The type of stress that pushes the rocks of the crust in two opposite, horizontal directions.
In minerals, the way a minerals that does not cleave breaks along a rough or jagged surface.
A break or crack along which rocks move.
The block of rock above a fault.
The bock of rock below a fault
A fault in which the hanging wall moves down relative to the foot wall
A fault in which the hanging wall moved up relative to the foot wall.
A reverse fault in which the hanging wall slides over the foot water
A fault along which the blocks move horizontally passed each other.
A mountain formed by blocks of rock uplifted from normal faults.
A valley formed when the block of land between two normal faults slides downwards.
A blend in rock.
An upward fold in rock.
A downwards fold in rock.
A large area of flat land that is rises above sea level and contains of horizontal rock layers.
A rises area shaped roughly like the top hafe of a sphere, often formed by magma pushing upward on the rock layer above it.
The layer of the Earth that extends from the bottom of the crust to the core.
The balancing of the downward force of the crust and the upward force of the mantle.