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Earth materials deform in which of the following ways?
all of the above
The fold in the image above is_________________.
Most folds form under _______________ stress.
Which of the following is not a type of stress?
all are stresses
At transform boundaries where the crust is undergoing shearing, _______________ faults are likely to form.
Strain is amount of shape change that an object undergoes as a result of stress.
_________________ stress vectors point toward each other and are perpendicular to an object's surface.
Most thrust and reverse faults form under ____________________.
Stress is a measurement of unit force per area.
_________________ stress vectors point away from each other and are perpendicular to an a surface.
At convergent boundaries where the crust is shortened under compression, _______________ faults are likely to form.
At divergent boundaries where the crust is pulled apart under tension, _______________ faults are likely to form.
Most normal faults form in rocks under _______________.
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