rock correlation hclavey - Rock Correlation Gel111 zimmerman Heather Clavey Purpose Construct a geologic history of a region by observing rock layers

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Rock Correlation Gel111 zimmerman Heather Clavey 10/18/2016 Purpose : Construct a geologic history of a region by observing rock layers Materials : Colored pencils, scissors, glue, pen, crayons Worksheet answers: 1. Relative age is the age of a fossil/ in the layer compared to other layers determined by looking at the position of rock layers. Absolute age is the numeric age of a layer of rocks/fossils. 2. A fossil used for dating the layer in which it is found. 3. A buried erosional or non-depositional surface between two layers, indicating that deposition was not continuous. 4. Because of unconformities. 5. Composition, fossils, layer deposition. 6. 570 million years 7. 251million years 8. granite 9. Because some layer will erode and pinch out while others may
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  • Fall '16
  • Wanda Roberts
  • Geology, Zimmerman, Heather Clavey

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