Chapter 7 Section 4. Deforming the earth’s crust. The process by which the shape of a rock changes because of stress. Deformation. compression. tension. Stress that occurs when forces act to squeeze an object. Stress that occurs when forces act to stretch an object.
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Chapter 7 Section 4
Deforming the earth’s crust
The process by which the shape of a rock changes because of stress.
Bending of rock layers due to stress
Anticline- upward arching folds
Syncline- downward trough like folds
Monocline- both ends are horizontal but the middle is bent
2 most common types
A break in a body of rock along which one block slides relative to another
You can tell the kind of fault it is by order of sedimentary rock layers.