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GY 111 "Word/Concept List" For Lecture Test Three (2011) Be familiar with these 25+ terms, multiple terms and/or concepts. You will see some of them in the definition and compare and contrast components of the up-coming Lecture test. They are not the only things that you are responsible for on the exam. Multiple answer, fill-in-the-blanks and essay questions will require comprehensive study of your lecture notes and web lecture notes. Use of a text book (hardcopy or electronic) during studying is not required, but may prove valuable for some students. fault (dip slip, strike slip) dip slip fault (normal, reverse) fracture, joint (columnar) fault plane, fault scarp, fault block regional, contact, cataclastic metamorphism metamorphic facies index minerals
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Unformatted text preview: foliation, rock cleavage hornfels isotherm, isograd retrograde metamorphism Earthquake (aftershock, focus, epicenter) Seismograph, seismogram S-wave, P-wave, L-wave shadow zone isostasy/isostacy Richter Scale, Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale plate tectonics Ramp, flat duplex Orogeny Tectonic provinces (plateau, valley and ridge, blue ridge, piedmont, coastal plain) GY 111 Essay Question For Lecture Test Three In addition to this word list, I present you with one of the 3 essay questions that will appear on the next lecture test. 2) What do we mean by metamorphic facies and why do we use them characterizing metamorphic rocks? How do metamorphic rocks and metamorphic facies relate to one another? Provide sketches to illustrate your answer....
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