111-pp20 - Word List for Lecture Test 2 GY 111: Lecture...

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1 GY 111: Lecture test 2 preparation Word List for Lecture Test 2 Essay Question for Lecture Test 2 Discuss one of the following depositional environments: Alluvial fans Beaches meandering rivers In your answer (which must have good illustrations ) make sure you discuss the major processes that control sedimentation as well as the rock types that are deposited in the environment you have selected to discuss. GY 111: Physical Geology GY 111: Physical Geology UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA Lecture 20: Rock Deformation Lecture 20: Rock Deformation Last Time (wow) A) Maps B) Stratigraphic principles C) Beds in 3D space; the problem of orientation D) Strike and Dip E) Geological maps 1: horizontal and inclined bedding Geology maps Show the geology at the surface of the Earth ht p:/ www.geo.ua.edu/Documentation/jpgs/GeoMap.jpg
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2 Stratigraphy Stratigraphy: the study, classification and correlation of rock layers and layering 1) The principle of superposition that states in any sedimentary succession that has not been overturned, the oldest strata occur on the bottom. 2) The principle of original horizontality
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