Blocks in this section contain various types of faults.  We recommend that you go through the section in the following order: Types of Faults, Layers Inside Blocks, and Folds Inside Blocks.  For the quiz at the end of this section, make sure you have looked at all three sections below.

This is an introduction to the different types of faults.

This is an exploration of how the different fault types offset layers of various orientations.

This is an exploration of how faults offset folds inside blocks.

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