The purpose of this field trip is to directly observe

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Unformatted text preview: the precipitation or water vapor is high. The purpose of this field trip is to directly observe the differences in weathering rates between quartz ­bearing rock, such as granite or gneiss and calcite ­bearing rock such as limestone or marble. Pictures of granite and marble are shown in my PowerPoint lectures, your textbook or can be found on your computer’s search engine. Students will visit a local cemetery and find tombstones made of granite and limestone/or marble. Because tombstones are typically engraved at the time of death of the person buried, there is a quant...
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This test prep was uploaded on 02/18/2014 for the course ESS 101 taught by Professor Swanson during the Spring '05 term at University of Washington.

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