Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon - Geosc 10 Tuesday April 20th 1999...

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Geosc 10 Tuesday, April 20th, 1999 Announcements: Final examination is Tuesday, May 4th at 10:10 in 112 Kern Building. Lecture notes: Material for the final exam: Covers Chapters 20-26 Topics to be covered in the final exam include: - Bryce Canyon - arches of Bryce Canyon - Great Basin - Grand Canyon - Isle Royale - Florissant - Dinosaur PLUS either chapter 28/ANWR or chapter 29/Cape Cod will be on the exam; Professor Furman is not sure which of the two topics will be covered on the exam; it will be announced in Tuesday, April 4th's lecture the review session will be held in class on April 29th I. Bryce Canyon A. This area is experiencing a large amount of uplift B. Most rocks found in Bryce Canyon are cenosoic in age (approximately 40 million years old) C. The area here looks uninhabitable but that's not true because the area is mostly shale, sandstone, and limestone and therefore it is fertile soil II. Arches A. It is a depositional and erosional environment B. Menosoic in age (approximately 80 million years old) C. The arches were mostly created by by wind erosion
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D. The arches are made of rounded rock sandstone
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2008 for the course GEOSC 10 taught by Professor Furman during the Spring '99 term at Penn State.

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