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Geo ch 9
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_______ is the force acting on a surface per unit area, which may be stronger in some directions than others.
Which of the following best describes a bend or a warp in a layered rock?
_______ is the difference between the highest and lowest points in a given area.
Which of the following terms best describes an area of continental crust that has remained undeformed for a very long time?
A planar rock fracture which show evidence of relative movement is known as a _______.
Which of the following terms best describes a local steepening in otherwise uniformly dipping strata
Line of equal elevation are called _______ lines.
A _______ map shows the locations, kinds, and orientation of rock units
Which of the following geologic structures has the youngest rocks in the middle?
An elongated region of the crust that has been deformed by continental collision is known as a(n) _______.
_______ deformation is a temporary change in the shape or volume of a rock that rebounds after the stress is removed.
A branch of geology that deals with the stresses and strains, the processes that cause them, and the resulting structures is known as _______ geology.
A diagram that shows the nature of underground geologic features is known as a _______.
The change in the shape or volume of a rock in response to stress is known as strain
Uniform stress that is stronger in one direction than in the other directions
The Appalachian Mountains are a good examples of anticlines and synclines
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