Lecture 17 - 08/04/200808:18:00 GeologyofNJ:

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08/04/2008 08:18:00 Geology of NJ: Highlands: The oldest rocks in New Jersey, about a billion years old,  represents most of NJ’s rocks. (Folds, reverse faults, foliation, and joints.)  Generally more resistant to weather and erosion. Since they erode so slowly  they tend to stand higher than the surrounding two provinces, (piedmont and  valley/ridge). o Predominately granite, gneiss and some marble. Valley and Ridge:  North Western part of NJ, second province. (Folds,  reverse faults, some slaty cleavage, joints) o Steep Sides o Series of folded rocks, series of anti/synclines o Piedmont: Jurassic and Triassic rocks. (Folds, reverse faults, foliation, and  joints)
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Lecture 17 - 08/04/200808:18:00 GeologyofNJ:

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