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1

A________is a crack or joint in a rock where the rock on both sides of the joint have moved relatively to each other

Fault

2

a_______is the compass directed of an imaginary line draw horizontally on the surface of a fault face or rock Stratum

Strike

3

When a geologist surveys a fault, he will measure both the ______and ______ of a fault at many places along the fault

Strike and dip

4

A______is the angel of slope of a fault face or stratum, measured from the horizontal plane to the fault or stratum surface; also called dip angel

Dip

5

A______is a fault whose main motion is parallel to its dip direction

Dip-slip fault

6

A_______is a dip-slip fault in which the body of rock above the fault surface drops relatively to the body of rock underneath the fault surface

Normal fault

7

A_______is a dip slip fault in which the upper body of rock slides up word relatively to the lower body of rock

Reverse fault

8

A_______is a fault along which the main movement is horizontal, or parallel to the faults strike; also called a transform fault

Strike slip fault

9

A_______is a stress crack in a rock that shows no indication of motion of the rock on either side of the crack.

Joints