Click and drag the movies, noting which way the block above the fault has moved. Then, read the paragraph below.

This fault is also a dip-slip fault (the fault movement is up or down the dip), but in this case the block above the fault moves up with respect to the block below the fault.  This is the reverse of a normal fault, so this type of fault is called a reverse faultOn the worksheet (Ft-1), describe the differences between a normal fault and a reverse fault.

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Continue to the next page to examine different types of faults.

Faults - Reverse