SP10_02 - Basic rock tAll rocks on earth can be grouped...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style All rocks on earth can be grouped into three general types: Igneous Form from molten rock Two types: Intrusive Coarse grained Extrusive Fine Grained Basic rock types www. uwsp. www .pitt.e geolo gy.co geolo gy.co
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Basic rock types All rocks on earth can be grouped into three general types: Sedimentary Form from pieces of older rock geolo Sediments deposit in beds Lithified through compaction or cementation abou
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Basic rock types All rocks on earth can be grouped into three general types: Metamorphic Older rock altered by temperature or pressure Three Types: Contact Hydrothermal Regional cliffsh
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Rock Cycle All rocks are linked. Each can form from or into the other Igneous Sedimentar y Metamorphi c Melting Weathering Heat & Pressur e Melting Heat & Pressure
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Plate Tectonics
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Plate Tectonics Formation and Destruction of Earth’s Crust Revolutionary theory Alfred Wegener Continental Drift www.brit
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Continental Drift Wegner’s evidence: Continental fit Plant fossils Similar rock sequences Glacial remnants Climate data www. tufts.e
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Continental Drift Wegner’s climate data Earth’s Climate Zones Polar Polar Temperate Temperate Desert Desert Tropical www.g oogle.c om
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Continental Drift The problem? No Mechanism for
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course EES 2001 taught by Professor Thornburg during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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