GEOLOGY - GEOLOGYTHESCIENCEOFTHEEARTH OURPLACEINTIME...

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GEOLOGY  THE SCIENCE OF THE EARTH OUR PLACE IN TIME   I. Geology              Together with oceanography and meteorology = earth sciences                  Geo = earth        ology = study of                         Two broad areas:                         Physical Geology:                                                     The composition of the Earth                                                    Earth materials (rocks, minerals, ores)                                                    Earth’s processes (internal and external)                         Historical:                                                    Decipher the history of the earth                                                    Past positions of the continents                                                    Episodes of mountain building and rock  deposition                                                                              episodes                                                    Sequence of life forms (fossils)
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