Discussion Question 1: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 1 thread. Due day 2. View the Understanding Faults animation at http://www.wiley.com/college/strahler/0471480533/animations/ch14_animations/faults.html. Describe the different types of faults and discuss at least one similarity and one difference between a fault and a fold. If the San Andreas Fault in California is to continue its activity, what does the future look like for that area? What precautions must be taken?   Discussion Question 2: Post your description and responses in the main forum under the DQ 2 thread. Due day 4. Post your response to the following: What are the major differences between topographic and geologic maps? Refer to Figure 9.21 on p. 264 of the text. How do you determine the slope of the land surface in this figure? If you consider building a house in a location in this area, what is the best location for your house? Why? Refer to Figure 9.22 on p. 265 and locate at least three main structural features. Discuss why the Canmore community is established on the northeast side of the map.

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