1/29/08 Earth-Sun Relationships Chapter 2, p. 42 & 48-57 The approximate size and shape of Earth have been known since about 200 BC. o ancient Greeks (Aristotle) determined Earth to be round due to the curved shape of Earth's shadow on the moon durin
EXERCISE 37: Mass Wasting
Name _ Section _
Exercise 37 Problems/SOLUTIONSPart I
The following questions are based on Figure 37-3, a section of the USGS Spring Hill, Idaho,
quadrangle (scale 1:24,000; contour interval 20 feet; to view this m
Part 2: Lesson 1 Short-Answer
Please follow all requirements while completing the assignment for this Lesson.
1. Do not leave a question unanswered
2. Utilize Proper short-answer format:
Respond to the question using two to three well-constructed
EXERCISE 7: Contour Lines
Name _ Section _
Exercise 7 Problems/SOLUTIONS
The questions in this exercise are based on this contour line map with elevations shown in feet.
North is to the top of the map.
Streams are shown with dashed lines.
1. Is a cold front or warm front shown in Map A?
2a. In which direction is the front in Map A advancing?
2b. How can you tell which direction the front identified in question 2a
According to the wind direction we can tell w
Studies processes and landforms created from
Denudation Exposed rock is worn away
and the sediment is transported to the
oceans or inland basins
Stream Load the amount of material
GEG 1L DOCUMENTS
GEG 1L ASSESSMENT PROJECT 1: GRAPHIC SCALE
Issue: In the lab class, students were using a ruler to measure rather than
the graphic scale. When it came time to do measure using the graphic
EXERCISE 38: Drainage Basins
Name _ Section _
Exercise 38 Problems/SOLUTIONSPart I
The unimproved dirt road (the double-gray
and white line) along Eds Ridge roughly
follows which natural feature associated with
the Eds Creek drainage basin?
EXERCISE 40: Stream Drainage Patterns
Name _ Section _
Exercise 40 Problems/SOLUTIONSPART I
The following questions are based on Map T-6, the Johnson City, Tennessee-Virginia-KentuckyNorth Carolina topographic map (scale 1:250,000; contour interv
1. On a map with a scale of 1:24,000, a measured distance of 1 in.
represents an actual distance of _2000_ ft.
2. On a map with a scale of 1:62,500, a measured distance of 4.5 in.
represents an actual distance of: _4.4_ miles.
3. On a map with a scale of
1. This is a classic example of a _ volcano a. cinder cone b. shield c. composite (strato) d. dike e. Weathertop
THIS IS AN IMAGE PICKED IN CLASS
2. This _ igneous rock would also be considered an _ igneous rock. a. felsic; intrusive b. felsic; extr
EXERCISE 45: Sand Dunes
Name _ Section _
Exercise 45 Problems/SOLUTIONSPart I
The following questions are based on the portion of the Kane Spring NW, California quadrangle
(scale 1:24,000; contour interval 10 feet) shown in Figure 45-5. These iso
1. The unimproved dirt road (shown as a double dashed black line)
looping around past Deer Peak roughly follows which natural feature
associated with the Eds Creek drainage basin?
3a. How many first-order streams are shown?
3b. How many
1. Using Map T-1, the "Hawaii, Hawaii, "topographic map (scale
1:250,000; contour interval 200 ft), calculate the gradient of Mauna
Loa along line AB, from the 5000 contour (near Point A) toward the
summit. Measure out a distance of 10 miles using the gra
2a. Which kind of mass wasting most likely left this deposit, a type of
flow or a type of slide?
2b. What evidence shown on the map and stereogram supports your
(Hint: Note the path taken by the material on its way downslope.)
PART 1 What is the definition of Geography as a "Spatial Science?" What is an integrative science? What is an appropriate definition of Geography? What is a process? What are four examples of fields encompassed within Physical Geography? What are four exa
GPH 111 Introduction to Physical Geography Spring 2008
Please answer the following 40 multiple choice and true/false questions by marking the correct answer on the answer form AND by circling the answer on this question sheet. There is only one corr
Earth's Natural Radiation Balance Questions What process fuels the sun? The electromagnetic spectrum ranges from _ to _. What is the difference between near infrared radiation and thermal infrared radiation? Using Wien's law, a typical Earth surface
1. What are the braided markings on the faces of the fans?
Dry gullies and washes and distributary ephemeral stream
2a. Look at the upper portions and margins of the alluvial fans shown
on the map and in the stereogram (especially the alluvial f
Match the Cycle of Erosion: W. M. Davis, youthful landscapes, following general peneplain, mature stage, downwearing concepts of landscape evolution to terms and features Backwearing: Walter Penck, pediment, inselberg, haldenhang Concept: Cycle of Erosion
GPH111 Week 13
Weathering and Erosion
a. Weve already said erosion is the movement of deconstructed rock (by such
processes as running water, wind, ice ect.) BUT HOW DO WE GET
DECONSTRUCTED ROCK IN THE FIRST PLACE?
b. Weathering is the deconstruction o
1a. Calculate the temperature of the parcel at the following elevation
as it rises up the windward side of the mountain: (Show your work!)
Decrease in temp at 1000 feet
1a. Encode a temperature of 42F and a pressure of 1017.0mb (as
seen on page 57 of the laboratory manual) around the station model.
Be sure to use the standard abbreviation for pressure.
1b. Encode a temperature of 101F and a pressure of 1003.4mb (a
GPH111 Week 14
Alpine or Mountain Glaciers
a. Cirque Glacier: glacier found near the top of the mountain. Carves out as a bowllike depression on the side of a mountain
b. Valley Glacier: Glacier that extends down the mountain from the cirque glacie
Review the information on pages 302-313 in the textbook. Answer the
following summary question:
Describe one of the major biomes of the world. Be sure to include the
-Where the biome is located in the world
-The types of fauna common t
In its elliptical orbit, the Earth is farthest from the Sun in _ and this is called the _.
B ) July; aphelion
On _, the circle of illumination just touches the Arctic Circle and the North Pole is dark.
D ) December 21
On June 21, the Sun's rays strike the
1. Is the temperature contrast between the Equator and the Arctic
region greatest in the winter or summer?
In winter, the temperature contrast between the Equator and the
Arctic region greatest. In the Equator, the temperature changes a
few from summer to
we live in an area of normal faulting
(Single Earthquake Escarpment)
What is a fault
(Bells Canyon, Utah (20,000 years)
Owens Valley 19th Century Ground and Aerial
GPH111 Week 7
Polar Front Theory (cont.)
a. Occluded front (the Y shaped front)
i. Cold air has advanced; all warm air has risen from ground.
ii. Cloud type: stratus because warm air has risen slowly
iii. Precipitation: showery, drizzle. Precipitation
GPH111 Week 12
Tectonic (Volcanic) Processes
a. Rock Classes
i. Igneous: Rocks are solidified from mineral matter in a high temperature
molten state. Hard. Ex: Granite
1. When molten, igneous rock known as magma (found below a
depth of 70 km). temperat
Magnification- is the ratio of an objects image to its real size
Resolution- is the minimum distance between two points that can still be
distinguished as two separate points
The limit of resolution of a light microscope is .2 micro meters
What are the properties of life?
Whats the cell theory?
All living things are made of cell
All cells come from other cells
Hooke-first cells observed, used compound
Leeuwenhoek-first to see single celled organisms, simply
All cells contain dna
All life is
Lysosomes: membrane enclosed bag of hydrolytic enzymes that digest
Autophagy- digestion of the cells own organic matter (recycling)
Mithochondiea: sites of cellular respiration
Only found in Eukaryotes (lots per cells)
Have their own DNA