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Faulting occurs at plate boundaries due to the stress that builds up on the rigid lithosphere.

Normal Faulting

This is the dropping of material due to being unsupported.

Rocks are displaced in the direction of the fault plane.

Most commonly found at constructive plate boundarys.

Strike-Slip/Transform Faulting

Where the plates are moving side


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