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Topic%2004_Geologic%20Time - Deposition, folding, erosion,...

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Geologic Time ___Permian A. Eon ___Phanerozoic B. Era ___Proterozoic C. Period ___Cambrian ___Carboniferous ___Jurassic ___Mesozoic ___Paleogene ___Cretaceous ___Triassic ___Devonian ___Ordovician ___Cenozoic ___Silurian ___Neogene
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Write down the names of the geological periods (youngest first) for each of the following eras: Cenozoic ______________ ______________ Mesozoic ______________ ______________ ______________ Paleozoic ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ Match left with right ___cross-cutting relation A. Steno ___original horizontality B. Wm Smith ___uniformitarianism C. James Hutton ___lateral continuity ___fossil succession ___superposition
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Determine the type of unconformity being described in each of the following geologic histories:
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Unformatted text preview: Deposition, folding, erosion, deposition Intrusion, erosion, deposition Metamorphism, erosion, deposition Deposition, erosion, deposition Deposition, weathering, deposition Deposition, no deposition, deposition A name designating an organism or group of organisms. Match radioactive parent to daughter product ___Potassium A. lead ___Rubidium B. strontium ___Uranium C. argon ___Thorium D. nitrogen ___Carbon Match left with right: ___mica A. absolute dating ___dike B. relative dating ___fault ___strata ___fossils ___zircon ___charcoal ___hornblende Which is older? The dike or the country rock? Which is older? The fault or the sedimentary rock? Which is older? The granite or the basalt....
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2009 for the course GEOL 102 taught by Professor Kennethsprenke during the Fall '09 term at Idaho.

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