GES110_Exam3review_07

GES110_Exam3review_07 - Physical Geography GES 110 section...

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Physical Geography GES 110 section 0101 Fall 2007 Exam Four Review Chapters 17-20 1. ____karst____ is the term for solution topography in areas of limestone bedrock. 2. Deposition of dissolved minerals in caverns leaves deposits such as the icicle-like ___stalagtite_____. 3. Caves are found in most parts of the world where there are thick __limestone______ deposits under the surface. 4. When a stalactite meets a stalagmite the result is a _pillar_______. 5. The production of travertine first requires that _____CO2___ dissolves in hot water and makes an acid that dissolves great quantities of limestone. 6. In karst landscapes of slight relief, ___sink holes_____ is(are) the most common features. 7. All major geyser basins are similar in that they are covered with ____precipitated mineral matter or glacial sentiments____. 8. Like limestone, _gypsum, chalk dolomite_______ is highly susceptible to subsurface erosion. 9. The primary way in which underground water shapes topography is through ___chemical erosion_____. 10.In rock, ___calcium bicarbonate_____ is an end product of common solution reactions. 11.From the text's description (and lecture) it is clear that sinkholes conflict with urban land uses in __florida______. 12.A collapse doline is the remains of a ___subsurface cavern_____.
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13.Part of Kentucky has karst topography. Knowing this, it would be logical to find ___lime stone_______ there. 14.The term "karst" is derived from the language in a section of __yougoslavia______. 15. According to the text, tower karst exists in ____se china and vietnam________. 16.Geysers are best described as ____intermitent hot springs____. 17.The presence of a hot spring on the surface means ___underground fissures heated_____. 18.The most rapid landscape solution occurs in ___humid_____ areas. 19.The solubility of carbon dioxide __rises increases______ as water temperature _____declines___. 20.Calcium carbonate is most readily dissolved in _carbonic acid_______. 21.___dolomite_____ is a calcium magnesium carbonate rock which dissolves almost as easily as limestone. 22.Soluble carbonate rocks are at or near approximately _____10___ percent of Earth's land surface. 23.A complex of intersecting dolines is known as a(n) ____uvala____. 24.By far, the world's largest concentration of hydrothermal features occurs in ____yellow stone____. 25.Cavern openings to the surface are usually __horizontle______. 26.The largest cavern opening in the world is found where? Carsbad mexico or bornio 27.What types of mammals are typically found in caves and may sometimes number in the millions? bats
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28.What types of invertebrates are found in caves and may also number in the millions? cockroaches
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