How Is a Normal Fault Formed?


A normal fault is formed when forces in the earth's crust pull sides apart. This causes a fault line and the hanging wall will drop.
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Extensional stress that is applied to brittle rocks causes normal faults to form.
A normal fault is created when an inclined fault in the hanging wall appears to have
Zia, 1. If you encounter reduced thickness of a formation it is an indicator of normal fault. It is generally more reliable in case of development phase when you have information
Scientists have learned that the Earth's crust is fractured into a series of "plates" that have been moving very slowly over the Earth's surface for millions of years. Two
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