Geol105_Lecture_05

Geol105_Lecture_05 - Geol 105 Violent Earth Prof. Jonathan...

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Geol 105 Violent Earth Prof. Jonathan M. Lees
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Whole Earth Structure
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Abundance of Elements on the Earth’s Crust Earth’s Crust Universe
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O and Si, Ti, Al, Fe, Mg, Ca, Mn, Na, K, P
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The Solid Earth Rock Cycle Materials on Earth
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Rock Cycle
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Classification of Earth Materials How do Geologists classify rocks? Geologists categorize all rocks into three major classes based on rock formation processes
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Classification of Earth Materials Sedimentary Rocks Sandstone conglomerate
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Classification of Earth Materials Sedimentary Rocks Metamorphic Rocks Mylonite along the Linville Falls Fault, Linville Falls, NC. Relatively undeformed conglomeratic quartzite lies above the layered mylonite zone
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Classification of Earth Materials Sedimentary Rocks Metamorphic Rocks Igneous Rocks Lava Flows
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Tectonic Geology of Eastern North America North Carolina was the locus of major volcanism. Chapel Hill is built on plutons (frozen magma chambers) that are 600 million Years old.
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Plate Tectonics and Earthquakes Spreading Centers and Earthquakes Iceland Red Sea and Gulf of Aden
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Convergent Zones and Earthquakes Subduction Zones Tokyo, Japan, 1923
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course GEOL 105 taught by Professor Lees during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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