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2. The forces which act along a plane in the rock and promote sliding along that plane.

  • Stress
  • Shear forces
  • Compressional forces
  • Tensional forces

3. Rocks that are strong and brittle and tend to joint and fault.

  • Strain
  • Competent
  • Incompetent
  • Bedding plane

4. The force trying to pull rocks apart, the earths crust will become lengthened.

  • Compressional forces
  • Strain
  • Tensional forces
  • Shear forces

5. The force trying to push rocks together, the earths crust will be shortened.

  • Compressional forces
  • Tensional forces
  • Shear forces
  • Stress

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