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“GEOLOGY TO THE LEFT OF US. GEOLOGY TO THE RIGHT OF US. WHEREVER WE LOOK, GEOLOGY. AND WE CAN GET IN ON THE GROUND FLOOR.”
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CONTINENTAL DRIFT ==> PLATE TECTONICS
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Theory of plate tectonics WHAT HAPPENS AT PLATE BOUNDARIES?
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The Mid-Atlantic Ridge DIVERGENT PLATE BOUNDARIES
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-> One tectonic plate sinks ( subducts ) beneath another -> Also called subduction zones Convergent plate boundaries
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Example of a CONVERGENT PLATE BOUNDARY
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TRANSFORM plate boundaries Example: San Andreas fault system San Andreas Fault system
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Unformatted text preview: QuickTimep and a Video decomPressor are needed to see this Picture. What’s the earth made of? ROCKS AND MINERALS Valley and ridge topography, Pennsylvania, USA Winter Park, Florida, 1981 3 Basic rock types … Rocks are Rocks are mixtures of mixtures of minerals minerals Definition of a mineral … Which is NOT a mineral? (A) Salt (B) Ice (C) Diamond (D) Glass Periodic table of the elements Periodic table of the elements ATOMIC NUMBER? ATOMIC MASS? NUCLEI OF THE 3 ISOTOPES OF HYDROGEN PROTIUM DEUTERIUM TRITIUM 1 PROTON 1 PROTON 1 PROTON 1 NEUTRON 2 NEUTRONS Isotopes can be: • STABLE • UNSTABLE example: carbon-14...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2008 for the course GEOL 1010 taught by Professor Pranter,ma during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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