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PS100 Questions from Chapter 29 Comprehension matching An ocean island that has no remaining central colcanic edifice, but exists only as a coral reef almost completely at or below sea level. The study of ancient life preserved as fossils in the rocks. A fresh-water dwelling reptile with an elongated head and snout with nostrils near its eyes and a flattened tail used for swimming. The term used to identify the point within Earth where an earthquake starts. The supercontinent that broke up at the start of the Mesozoic Era to form the continents we have today. Flat-topped seamounts that are submerged equivalent of modern atolls. A sturdily build, plant eating reptile (not a dinosaur). The theory that the ocean floor moves as the mid-ocean ridge separates. The orientations of major geologic features such as mountain belts, continental shields, stable platforms, and areas of folded and deformed rocks. The study of ancient climates.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course PHYSICAL S 100 taught by Professor Allred during the Spring '10 term at BYU.

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