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Exam 2 Study Guide - Are sediment grains more angular in...

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Exam #2 Study Guide Chapter 7: What is an anticline, syncline etc. .? What is the difference between a Normal fault and a Thrust fault??? Where do you find deformation occurring today? What type of stress is dominant in a Rift valley? What type of stress is dominant in a fold and thrust belt (mountain building)? Chapter 13: What is the difference between P-waves and S-waves? Which travels faster P-waves or S-waves? What is more damaging to buildings: P-waves or S-waves? How many seismographs do you need in order to pin-point the epicenter of an earthquake? The deepest earthquakes occur at what depth? Where do you find active earthquake zones on earth? Chapter 5: Where are most sediments produced?? (Mountains vs. Gulf of Mexico) Where are most sediments deposited?? (Mountains vs. Gulf of Mexico)
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Unformatted text preview: Are sediment grains more angular in shape near the source terrain or near the depositional sink??? Sediments can be composed of what types of rock fragments?? (Volcanic, Metamorphic or Sedimentary???) Where do most of the sediments feeding the Louisiana coast come from??? What are the three types of transport mediums on the Earths surface???? What are the three types of clastic sediments??? Where do you find coral reefs growing presently on Earth?? Why dont coral reefs grow along the Louisiana coastline?? Chapter 16: What are the two main types of weathering? Where do you find the highest weathering rates on Earth? What is the difference between erosion and mass-wasting???...
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