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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- Fall '11
- Geology, Richter scale, Lecture Test, metamorphic facies, metamorphism metamorphic facies, Orogeny Tectonic