strike-slip, where the offset is predominantly horizontal, parallel to the fault trace.
dip-slip, offset is predominantly vertical and/or ...
A transform fault is a type of strike-slip fault wherein the relative horizontal slip is
accommodating the movement between two ocean ridges or other tectonic ...
A close look at faults helps geologists to understand how the tectonic plates have
moved relative to one another. Types of movement of crustal blocks that can ...
Sep 25, 2014 ... Faults are categorized into three general groups based on the sense of slip or
movement. Descriptions of the three types of faults that cause ...
There are four types of earthquake faults, which are differentiated by the relative
position of the fault plane -- that is, the flat surface along which there's a slip ...
Three basic fault types: strike-slip, normal, and reverse. See larger ... Most
earthquakes occur along cracks in the planet's surface called faults. These cracks
Faults and fault zones are classified by how the rocks on each side of the fault or
fault zone move past each other. There are two main types of movement along ...
Feb 21, 2016 ... Faulting can cause major earthquakes and create large mountain chains. Get a
more in-depth look, with helpful diagrams, here.
In this video lesson you will identify different faults and the types of stress that
cause them. You will also see examples of the effects these...
Faults - everyone has them, even our planet. But what are geologic faults? And
why does our planet have so many? Let's explore the answers to these...