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Geologic Structures Gone Wild (aka geologic structures). Alex Borland. Faults. There are three types of faults: Normal Reverse/Thrust Strike-Slip All faults have: A Fault Plane A Foot Wall. Normal Fault located in Bakerstown Station, PA. Fault Plane-

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faults
Faults
  • There are three types of faults:
    • Normal
    • Reverse/Thrust
    • Strike-Slip
  • All faults have:
    • A Fault Plane
    • A Foot Wall
normal fault located in bakerstown station pa
Normal Faultlocated in Bakerstown Station, PA

Fault Plane-

The line that separates the hanging wall and the footwall

Footwall-

The side of a

fault that forms an acute angle with

the ground. In normal

faults, the footwall will

be raised

Hanging wall-

The side of a

fault that forms an obtuse angle with

the ground. In a normal

fault, the hanging wall will

be below the footwall.

http://Geology.pitt.edu/

reverse fault located in japan
Reverse Faultlocated in Japan

Fault Plane-

The line that separates the hanging wall and the footwall

Hanging wall-

The side of a

fault that forms an obtuse angle with

the ground. In a reverse

fault, the hanging wall

will be above thefootwall

Footwall-

The side of a

fault that forms an acute

angle with the ground. In a reverse fault, the footwall will be below the hanging wall

http://rst.gsfc.nasa.gov/

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Strike-Slip/Thrust fault

Strike-slip faults usually have no hanging or footwalls, although there is still a fault plane

folds
Folds
  • A fold is a layer or several layers of rock that have been folded.
  • A fold’s axial plane is the plane that follows the fold’s vertex, or most extreme point.
  • A limb is each part of a fold on opposite sides of the axial plane

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Folded_Rock.jpg

anticlines
Anticlines
  • Anticlines are folds that have been pushed upward.
  • They occur along a long straight line in 3-D

Axial plane

Limb

Limb

synclines
Synclines
  • Synclines are folds that have been pushed downward
  • They also occur along long straight lines in 3 dimensions

Axial plane

Limb

Limb

domes and basins
Domes and Basins
  • Domes and basins create non-linear patterns in 3 dimensions
  • Domes are pushed up and basins are pushed down