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geog final exam study guide

geog final exam study guide - o Appalachian highlands and...

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Final Exam Review Cumulative section o 14 Short essay questions- similar to exams 1,2,3 Put 6-7 on exam and pick 2 of them, ½ page minimum response One question we won’t know what it is that will be 10 points… putting 2-3 of the questions on there together. 1 page minimum response First 100 points of the test is from recent lectures o Examples of things- named examples such as Barrier Islands o Definitions o Waves- kinds of waves, swells, breakers, waves of translation and swash vs backwash and where there are going to be o Coastal diagram on website o Currents- longshore currents-wave bending/refraction causes it o Rip currents- go perpendicular, longshore=parallel o Title range-vertical difference, title bore o Erosional features o Submergent-east coast o Sand dunes- know how they are created o Canadian shield is the core area of north America-highly glaciated o Interior plains lowlands-primarily sedimentary rocks, relatively flat except 2 high areas-know these and know which one is dome structured and anticlines/synclines
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Unformatted text preview: o Appalachian highlands and different sections o Colorado plateau-sedimentary rock in south west-grand canyon is main feature-arid & Columbia plateau- large basaltic flow o Cascades-volcanic mountains o Primary characteristics of the western mountains- plate tectonics o Athens/Atlanta are on the piedmont o Fall line between apt mtns and coastal plains o Columbus, Augusta, Macon located on the fall line o Look up how grand canyon was formed o Dif between inner and outer planets- small vs big, rocky, gaseous, dwarf planet=Pluto… basically know bold prints on planets o What types of geomorphic processes are common on the inner planets o Over 80% of surface volcanic- inner planet of venus o Between Earths moon and mercury what makes them similar… water glaciers and wind erosion has not happened. o Dominant process on mars- dust storms/wind also has largest volcano in solar system o 8-10 slides from last block of material...
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