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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fault_(geology)

Based on direction of slip, faults can be categorized as: strike-slip, where the offset is predominantly horizontal, parallel to the fault ...

www.livescience.com/37052-types-of-faults.html

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 ...

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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 ...

www.usgs.gov/faqs/what-a-fault-and-what-are-different-types

A fault is a fracture or zone of fractures between two blocks of rock. Faults allow the blocks to move relative to each other. This movement may occur rapidly, ...

www.geo.mtu.edu/KeweenawGeoheritage/The_Fault/Fault_types.html

Types of Faults from: http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/. Now, consider this: if we hold the foot wall stationary, gravity will normally want to pull the hanging wall down, ...

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Two types of faults are responsible for earthquakes. Surface faults are those that break the ground surface, revealing how the rocks' original position was offset.

www.exploratorium.edu/faultline/basics/faults.html

Aerial view of the San Andreas Fault, the juncture of the Pacific and North American plates. See larger ... Three basic fault types: strike-slip, normal, and reverse.

eqseis.geosc.psu.edu/~cammon/HTML/Classes/IntroQuakes/Notes/faults.html

Earthquakes and Faulting; Fault Structure; Fault Classifications ..... When I described the types of forces associated with the different styles of faulting (in the  ...

www.thoughtco.com/fault-types-with-diagrams-3879102

Aug 31, 2017 ... Faulting can cause major earthquakes and create large mountain chains. Get a more in-depth look at normal faults and other types of faults.