compressional strain

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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Rupes — is the Latin word for cliff . It is used in planetary geology to refer to escarpments on other planets, such as Mercury, and moons, such as Luna, Earth s natural satellite.How rupes are formed is, as of 2008, a matter of speculation.… …   Wikipedia

  • Detachment fold — A detachment fold occurs as layer parallel thrusting along a detachment fault develops without upward propagation of a fault; the accommodation of the strain produced by thrusting results in the folding of the overlying rock units. As a visual… …   Wikipedia

  • Quartz crystal microbalance — A quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) measures a mass per unit area by measuring the change in frequency of a quartz crystal resonator. The resonance is disturbed by the addition or removal of a small mass due to oxide growth/decay or film… …   Wikipedia

  • Francis Birch (geophysicist) — Albert Francis Birch (22 August 1903 30 January 1992) was the Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology at Harvard University from 1949 to 1974. A geophysicist best known for his experimental work on the properties of Earth forming minerals at high… …   Wikipedia

  • solids, mechanics of — ▪ physics Introduction       science concerned with the stressing (stress), deformation (deformation and flow), and failure of solid materials and structures.       What, then, is a solid? Any material, fluid or solid, can support normal forces.… …   Universalium

  • rock — rock1 rockless, adj. rocklike, adj. /rok/, n. 1. a large mass of stone forming a hill, cliff, promontory, or the like. 2. Geol. a. mineral matter of variable composition, consolidated or unconsolidated, assembled in masses or considerable… …   Universalium

  • Rock — /rok/, n. a male given name. * * * I In geology, a naturally occurring and coherent aggregate of minerals. The three major classes of rock igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic are based on the processes that formed them. These three classes are… …   Universalium

  • earthquake — /errth kwayk /, n. 1. a series of vibrations induced in the earth s crust by the abrupt rupture and rebound of rocks in which elastic strain has been slowly accumulating. 2. something that is severely disruptive; upheaval. [1300 50; ME erthequake …   Universalium

  • San Andreas Fault — The San Andreas Fault is a geologic transform fault that runs a length of roughly 800 miles (1,300 km) through California in the United States. The fault s motion is right lateral strike slip (horizontal motion). It forms the tectonic boundary… …   Wikipedia

  • Nankai Trough — The Nankai Trough 南海トラフ (Nankai Torafu?) is a submarine trough located south of Japan s island of Honshū, extending approximately 900 km offshore. In plate tectonics, the Nankai Trough marks a subduction zone that is caused by subduction of… …   Wikipedia

  • Metamorphism — For other uses, see Metamorphism (disambiguation). Schematic representation of a metamorphic reaction. Abbreviations of minerals: act = actinolite; chl = chlorite; ep = epidote; gt = garnet; hbl = hornblende; plag = plagioclase. Two minerals… …   Wikipedia

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