E) Edge-on; the side that was facing up toward the sky when the rock was deposited is now facing toward the lower-left-hand-corner of the picture.5.
Look at the picture above, which shows a small section of a “fossil” sand dune (a sand dune in which the grains have been “glued” together by hard-water deposits). When the dune was first deposited, which wasup (which letter is closest to the arrow that is pointing in the direction you would have looked to see the sky when the dune was deposited)?6.If you hike down into Bryce Canyon, and you look up the correct stream bed, you’ll see this. The trees in the above picture lying across the stream bed (between the pink arrows) are a small dam. What has happened here?
7.In the picture above, the big W is in ocean water, while the little w is in water in a bay cut off from the ocean by the bar indicated by the pink dashed arrow. A stream flows toward the bay along the blue arrow, and coastal bluffs are indicated by the dashed yellow arrow. What probably happened here?8.
The ptarmigan and the marmot above have something in common, other than being cute. What is it?A) They are both standing on glacial deposits.B) They both are standing on aretes.C) They both are standing on special glacial deposits called moraines.D) They both are standing on glacially eroded surfaces.E) They both are hyper-flatulent amphibians (from “amphi” for “both”).
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