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Unformatted text preview: Mapping the sea floor Drilling the oceanic sediments and crust Seamounts and hot spots Continental margins Abyssal plains Ocean ridges and volcanic processes Plate tectonics Plate boundaries and plate interactions Lithosphere and asthenosphere Origin of tectonic concepts Paleomagnetism Rifts on land Transform faults on land The driving forces of global tectonics Mountain building and the growth of continents Keep questioning what you see in nature, and hear in the daily news; and your geologic skills will increase and even multiply! Remember, “Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed”. It has been my pleasure to introduce geology to you....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2008 for the course GS 100 taught by Professor Leavell during the Spring '06 term at Ohio State.
- Spring '06