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Surface or outer most layer of the Earth
What is THE CRUST

100

The block of rock below the fault
What is THE FOOT WALL

100

A fault along which the blocks move horizontally past each other
What is A LATERAL FAULT

100

A bend in a rock
What is A FOLD

100

Cracks in rocks due to stress
What are FRACTURES

200

A fault where the hanging wall moves up in relation to the foot wall
What is a REVERSE FAULT

200

A structure formed by blocks of rock uplifted from normal faults
What are FAULT BLOCK MOUNTAINS

200

A structure formed when the block of land between 2 normal faults slides down
What is A RIFT VALLEY

200

An upward fold in a rock
What is AN ANTICLINE

200

A break or crack along which rocks move
What is A FAULT

300

Forces that push and pull on the Earth’s crust causing deformation
What is STRESS

300

The breaking, tilting, and folding of rocks
What is DEFORMATION

300

Type of stress that squeezes rocks together
What is COMPRESSION

300

Cracks in rocks due to stress
What is a FRACTURE

300

The block of rock above the fault
What is THE HANGING WALL

400

Type of stress that pulls rocks apart
What is TENSION

400

A half-sphere caused by magma pushing upward
What is A DOME

400

Large area of flat land raised high above sea level that is made of horizontal rock layers
What is A PLATEAU

400

Type of stress that pushes rocks in two opposite horizontal directions
What is SHEARING

400

A downward fold in a rock
What is A SYNCLINE

500

A reverse fault in which the hanging wall slides over the foot wall
What is a THRUST FAULT

500

A famous landmark in Yosemite National Park that is made from magma pushing up
What is HALF DOME

500

Hotter, softer rocks will do this when subjected to extreme stress
What is BEND or FOLD

500

Colder, stiffer rocks will tend to do this when subjected to stress
What is BREAK

500

The balancing of the downward force of the crust (lithosphere) and the upward force of the mantle (asthenosphere)
What is ISOSTASY