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1 GY 112: Earth History Plio-Pleistocene Geology UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA Last Time A) Cenozoic Tectonics Western North American tectonic provinces Plateaus and canyons Cenozoic Tectonics 1) Basin and Range 2) Colorado Plateau 3) Columbia River Plateau Basin and Range Cenozoic Tectonics 1) Basin and Range 2) Colorado Plateau 3) Columbia River Plateau Colorado Plateau Cenozoic Tectonics Columbia River Plateau : Basalt lava flow covered terrain Cenozoic Tectonics Rio Grande Rift : Uplifted rifting strata
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2 Cenozoic Tectonics Rio Grande Rift: Uplifted rifting strata Cenozoic Tectonics Other interesting Cenozoic (Recent) Tectonics: 1) Yellowstone ht p:/ people.uwec.edu/ERICKSKM/histor1.jpg Cenozoic Tectonics Other interesting Cenozoic (Recent) Tectonics: 1) Yellowstone 2) Crater Lake ht p:/ people.uwec.edu/ERICKSKM/histor1.jpg Cenozoic Tectonics Other interesting Cenozoic (Recent) Tectonics: 1) Yellowstone 2) Crater Lake 3) Composite Volcanoes ht p:/ people.uwec.edu/ERICKSKM/histor1.jpg Cenozoic Tectonics htp:/www.sfu.ca/~qgrc/subduction.JPG A) Cenozoic temperature and sea level shifts B) Plio-Pleistocene Glaciations (Milankovitch Orbital Variations) C) Sea level changes in our own back yard Today’s Agenda Web notes 37
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