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For reports, the orientations of joints are often shown on maps and/or diagrams. , there has been displacement of the blocks parallel to the fracture. Although some fault zones have essentially vertical or horizontal dips, most do not. Figures 1 and 2 illustrate typical fault orientations. For example, based on the relative movements of their two blocks, normal faults (Figure 2A) are those whose hanging-walt blocks have moved downward with respect to their footwall blocks. In addition, faults with strike-slip movements are often called right-lateral or /eft-lateral - if one stands on one block, faces the other block and sees that it has moved to the right, then it is right-lateral.

Based on changes in fold shape with depth. 1. Similar fold (Figure 7). Folds that do not increase in size upwards or downwards but maintain a similar shape. Individual beds in these folds thicken at their crest and thin on their limbs. 2. Concentric (parallel or competent) fold (Figure 7). A fold in which the thickness of all beds remains constant with depth, resulting in individual folds that increase or decrease in size upwards and downwards. 3. Disharmonic fold (Figure 8). Folds in which the individual beds thicken or thin indiscriminately and not in harmony with each other.

Chevron fold (Figure 3). Limbs make sharp, V-shaped juncture at crest and trough of fold. 7. Box fold (Figure 3). Limbs make box-like shape. 2 8. Monocline (Figure 4) . Single limb dips in one direction but with differing amount of dip. 9. Structural terrace (Figure 4) . Single limb nearly flat , bounded by two monoclines. 10. Homocline. A homocline is a monocline in which the dip is constant or at least without significant variation in amount. 11 . Fan fold (Figure 5) . Crest and trough flare out at AP.

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