GEOG101Topic3

GEOG101Topic3 - GEOGRAPHY 101 UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI...

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GEOGRAPHY 101 UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI FALL 2007 TOPIC 3 – LIVING ON THE EARTH: LANDFORMS AND EARTH PROCESSES The earth has a dynamic surface that is continuously shaped by subterranean (tectonic) and surface (gradational) processes. This topic examines the general physical systems of the earth that create the landforms upon which human societies live. T OPIC G OALS Understand the basics of the scientific model of the earth’s structure Know the basic ways that features of the earth’s surface (landforms) are created and transformed Understand how earth processes impact human groups across the world Appreciate aspects of the geology and geomorphology of Mississippi and how these natural characteristics affect human communities I MPORTANT PLACES AND FEATURES ( BE ABLE TO LOCATE ON A WORLD MAP ) Great Rift Valley (Africa) Greenland Ural Mountains Mount St. Helens Indonesia Yosemite National Park Grand Canyon Appalachian Mountains Niagara Falls Mississippi River I MPORTANT TERMS
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Murray during the Spring '08 term at Ole Miss.

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GEOG101Topic3 - GEOGRAPHY 101 UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI...

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