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Cheniers are:
Old beach ridges formed during progradation of the SW coast of Louisiana
Structures built perpendicular to the shoreline to slow down or prevent beach removal by longshore currents are called
Groins.
In a plunging syncline, the oldest rocks are found
On the flanks (limbs) of the fold.
An upwarped fold is called a(n):
Anticline.
Rocks that have been fractured by compressive stress but which exhibit no displacement (relative movement) are termed:
Joints.
In a normal fault the foot wall moves ______ relative to the hanging wall.
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Which does NOT affect the structural behavior of rocks under stress?
Latitude.