Geology Midterm

Geology Midterm - Lab 1: Plate Tectonics and Map-Reading...

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Unformatted text preview: Lab 1: Plate Tectonics and Map-Reading Skills Vocabulary- Latitude: parallel lines to the equator. Run E to W- Longitude: meridians which go between the North and South poles. Prime meridian runs through Greenwich, England- Contour line: a line used to represent elevations of hills and valleys, lines have equal elevations- Index contour: solid lines in a topographic map which has specific elevations- Lithospheric plates: crack in the lithosphere that are boundaries between stable sheets or plates of lithosphere- Divergent: boundary where plates are formed and move apart along - Convergent: boundary where plates are destroyed, moves together- Transform: boundary where plates move alone one another and neither formed nor destroyed Divergent (SRYN) Convergent (CROT) Volcano Type Shield Composite Earthquake Type Normal Reverse Seafloor Age Young Old Physio Feature ridges trenches Lab 2: Minerals and Earths Resources Mineral Chart Mineral: inorganic naturally occurring crystalline structure Lab 3: Igneous Rocks and Processes Vocabulary...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course UNKNOWN 103 taught by Professor Fuqua during the Spring '08 term at CofC.

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Geology Midterm - Lab 1: Plate Tectonics and Map-Reading...

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