Unformatted text preview: alluvial fan barrier island beach delta floodplain aquifer, aquicludes, aquitard Karst Eons (Archean, Proterozoic, Phanerozoic) Eras (Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic) Periods (know all of them in order deformation (Permanent, elastic, brittle, ductile) elastic limit stress (compression, tension, shear) strike and dip fold (syncline, anticline, monocline, recumbent) GY 111 Essay Question For Lecture Test Two In addition to this word list, I present you with one of the 3 essay questions that will appear on the next lecture test. 1) Discuss one of the following depositional environments: Alluvial fans beach 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....
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- Fall '11
- Geology, Sediment, Geological history of Earth, Lecture Test