Planet Earth Exam 3 study guide
Hypocenter (focus) vs. epicenter
Faults: normal, reverse, thrust, strike-slip (right-lateral and left-lateral); hanging wall and footwall.
Body waves: P (compressional, primary, first to arrive, fastest, trav
Limestone forms in shallow tropical areas with clear water.
Mountain building compressional tectonics, oceanic plates
Landforms eluvium and fluvial
Dome and basin no two limbs for dome just arching all the way around, arch up for basin , dom
What is a mineral?
Definite chemical composition
What is inside a crystal?
The nature of atomic bonds controls characteristics
Diamond and graphite are carbon polymorphs