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Early Paleozoic Geology

Early Paleozoic Geology

Early Paleozoic Geology. Chapter 10 Part 1. Early Paleozoic Cambrian Ordovician Silurian. Precambrian rocks. Precambrian: formed First crust First continents First supercontinent (broke up too) Shield: exposed Precambrian rock Craton: buried and exposed Precambrian rock

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Igneous Rocks

Igneous Rocks

Igneous Rocks. Igneous = fire. Lava cooling. Figure 4.1. General characteristics of magma. Igneous rocks form as molten rock cools and solidifies General characteristics of magma Parent material of igneous rocks Forms from partial melting of rocks Magma at surface is called lava.

By abiba
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Sedimentary rocks

Sedimentary rocks

Sedimentary rocks. Weathering is the process of breaking down rocks and minerals into smaller pieces by water, wind, and ice.

By amina
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Lecture 3 Geologic Time, Sediments, and Sedimentary Rocks

Lecture 3 Geologic Time, Sediments, and Sedimentary Rocks

Lecture 3 Geologic Time, Sediments, and Sedimentary Rocks. CEE 437 Engineering Geology I Oct. 8, 2002. Sedimentary Rocks and Geologic Time. Geologic Time Scale and it Origins Sedimentary Rock Types Depositional Environments Engineering Properties. Relative Time. Principle of Superposition

By liza
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Earth Science

Earth Science

Earth Science. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Theory Unfolds Chapter 7. Continental drift: an idea before its time . Alfred Wegener First proposed hypothesis, 1915 Published The Origin of Continents and Oceans Continental drift hypothesis

By hazina
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Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks. What is a metamorphic rock? Rocks, either igneous, sedimentary, and/or metamorphic, that have been changed in size, shape, texture, and even mineralogy by the application of heat, pressure, and chemically active fluids . Metamorphic Rocks. Metamorphic Rocks.

By kairos
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Mountain Building

Mountain Building

Mountain Building. Folding and Faulting. Stress in the Crust. Stress from plate motions causes crustal rocks to deform Rocks near the surface are cool and rigid . They will tend to fault ( break )

By amato
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mountains, mountain building, & growth of continents

mountains, mountain building, & growth of continents

mountains, mountain building, & growth of continents. mountains and mountain building. mountain belts. • are chains of mountains 1,000’s of km’s long. • sit at or near edges of continents. • form from tectonic or volcanic processes over millions of years-- geosphere.

By iolani
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The Earth & Rocks

The Earth & Rocks

The Earth & Rocks. Visit www.worldofteaching.com For 100’s of free powerpoints. Crust. Mantle. Core. The Earth. 10km to 100km thick. Extends almost halfway to centre Solid properties but flows. Iron & Nickel Just over half the Earth’s radius Liquid outer core Solid inner core.

By lore
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An Introduction to Mountains

An Introduction to Mountains

An Introduction to Mountains. “Any part of a land mass which projects conspicuously above its surroundings” (Webster’s Dictionary) Definitions of Mountains Importance of Mountains Attitudes Towards Mountains Mountains in Physical Geography The Alpine Treeline Ecotone

By maida
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Understanding Planet Earth (EPSC 201) (www.eps.mcgill.ca/~courses/c201_fall)

Understanding Planet Earth (EPSC 201) (www.eps.mcgill.ca/~courses/c201_fall)

Understanding Planet Earth (EPSC 201) (www.eps.mcgill.ca/~courses/c201_fall). Instructor: A.E. (Willy) Williams-Jones (willyj@eps.mcgill.ca) Textbooks: Earth: Portrait of a Planet or Essentials of Geology by S. Marshak. Introduction.

By muriel
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Magma, Igneous Rocks, and Intrusive Activity Earth, 10e - Chapter 4

Magma, Igneous Rocks, and Intrusive Activity Earth, 10e - Chapter 4

Magma, Igneous Rocks, and Intrusive Activity Earth, 10e - Chapter 4. General Characteristics of Magma. Igneous rocks form as molten rock cools and solidifies. General characteristics of magma: Parent material of igneous rocks Forms from partial melting of rocks

By ehren
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Rocks

Rocks

Rocks. Chapter 6. Three Major Types of Rock. Igneous: forms when magma, or molten rock, cools and hardens. Sedimentary: forms when sediment deposits are compressed and cemented together.

By jud
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LARAMIDE OROGENY

LARAMIDE OROGENY

LARAMIDE OROGENY. Major tectonic event that formed the Rocky Mountains Occurred 70-40 Mya Occurred in the interior of a plate Occurred 1,000 miles from nearest subduction zone Can you explain the Laramide orogeny using the paradigm of plate tectonics?.

By Olivia
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Igneous Rocks

Igneous Rocks

Chapter 4. Igneous Rocks. General characteristics of magma. Igneous rocks form as molten rock cools and solidifies General characteristics of magma: Parent material of igneous rocks Forms from partial melting of rocks Magma at surface is called lava. General characteristics of magma.

By omer
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Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics. lithosphere. asthenosphere. mesosphere. Lithosphere (hard). Asthenosphere (soft). Mesosphere. Earth formed 4.6 bya. Inner Core- 4300 o C mostly iron core inner part is so compressed that it is solid Outer Core- 3700 o C iron and sulfur liquid . Crust

By JasminFlorian
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Earth’s Crust in Motion

Earth’s Crust in Motion

Earth’s Crust in Motion. Long Island Earthquake!!. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=STsn_esGbVM. When the Earth’s plates are in motion, earthquakes may occur. Tier Word Motion-movement. STRESS. The movement causes stress in the crust.

By skylar
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Early Paleozoic Earth History

Early Paleozoic Earth History

Chapter 10. Early Paleozoic Earth History. -William Smith: 1 st map, England, coal mine -a. Geology- Paleozoic history of continents: mountain building along edges, sedimentation in center -epeiric seas: shallow seas B. life -reef builders: complex…barrier and pinnacle

By chick
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TAKS Review

TAKS Review

TAKS Review. Objective 5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of earth and space systems. Plate Tectonics History. Wegener’s theory of Continental Drift—continents move slowly from Pangaea to present day

By jenaya
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Semester 2 Exam Review

Semester 2 Exam Review

Semester 2 Exam Review. Chapters 9, 10, 11, 14, 12, 15, 21, & 22. Chapter 9. Forces and Motion. #1: Define describe how to calculate speed, velocity, and acceleration. Speed : Distance traveled divided by the time taken to travel that distance

By aliza
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