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what is a normal fault?
A normal fault is when the surface of a fault is movedat a steep angle or almost vertical.
What is an anticline?
anticlines are upcurved folds in the layers of a rock formation.
what is a monocline?
Monoclines are gently dipping bends in horizontal rock layers.
What is a fracture?
A fracture is when there is no movement alone a break in the earth.
what is a fault?
A fault is when rocks along either side of a break in the earth move.
What is Folding?
Folding is when a rock responds to stress by becoming perminently deformed without breaking.
what is a syncline?
A syncline is a downcurved fold in layers of rock formation.