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These are heavily deformed marine sediments, Bogen, Kongsoya. Credit: Ó. Ingólfsson.

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1

Yes or No, Structural geology is a science that seeks to understand landscapes.

Yes
No

2

Structural Geology as a science is a unified and integrated approach to the description and interpretation of deformation in the earth's?

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3

True or False, A fracture in a rock formation causing a discontinuity is called a fault.

TRUE
FALSE

4

Faults are commonly considered to be active if they have moved one or more times in the last

years.

5

Yes or No, A mass of sedimentary rock deep in the crust with no known bottom is called an abyssolith.

Yes
No

6

Push moraines are the result of proglacial thrusting and folding of?

7

Yes or No, A geological formation not formed in the region where found and moved to its present location by tidal forces is called an allochthon.

Yes
No

8

Complete the text:

Match up the form or type of fault with the effect:
normal fault - A
active fault - B
thrust fault - C
blind fault - D
locked fault - E
transform fault - F
does not rupture all the way to the surface

.
likely to have another earthquake sometime in the future

.
accommodates relative horizontal slip

.
younger strata has slid downwards to sit beside older strata

.
not slipping because of frictional resistance

older beds on top of younger

.

9

Yes or No, A series of parallel anticlinal folds on a regional-scale anticline is called an anticlinorium.

Yes
No

10

Characteristics of volcanic arcs are?

chain of volcanoes
ocean basin
spreading center
zone of fractional melting
subduction
trench

11

True or False, An accumulation of surface sediment formed between a subducting oceanic crustal plate and a continental tectonic plate, as it is scraped from off the top of the oceanic crustal plate is called an accretionary wedge.

TRUE
FALSE


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