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Seven Paper Models that Describe Faulting of the Earth

By Tau Rho Alpha* and John C. Lahr

Open-file Report 90-257A

Teacher's guide

Right-lateral strike-slip strike-slip fault pattern

Right-lateral strike-slip fault pattern

Right-lateral strike-slip strike-slip fault directions

Right-lateral strike-slip fault diections
Right-lateral strike-slip fault diections

Left-lateral strike-slip strike-slip fault pattern

Left-lateral strike-slip fault diections

Left-lateral strike-slip fault model directions

Left-lateral strike-slip fault diections
Left-lateral strike-slip fault diections
Left-lateral strike-slip fault diections

Oblique-slip fault pattern

Oblique-slip fault diections

Oblique-slip fault model directions

Oblique-slip fault diections
Oblique-slip fault diections
Oblique-slip fault diections
Oblique-slip fault diections
Oblique-slip fault diections

Horst pattern

Horst diections

Horst model directions

Horst diections
Horst diections
Horst diections
Horst diections

Graben pattern

Horst diections

Graben model directions

Horst diections
Horst diections
Horst diections
Horst diections
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