1 foot = 12 inches (can be written as 1ft/12in or 12in/1ft)
1 mile= 5280 feet (can be written as 1mi/5280ft or 5280ft/1mi)
1 meter= 100 centimeters (can be written as 1m/100cm or 100cm/1m)
1 kilometer= 1,000 meters (can be writt
Dr. Allan James
University of South Carolina
Fault line cutting turf after fresh movement. Point Reyes, California, 1906. Photo by
Geog.201 Supplement; 9 August
Lab Quiz 1 Review
This first quiz includes material from Labs 1 thru 4. That day you will also turn in Lab 6 which is
entirely to do at home. It will be collected BEFORE the quiz.
Material to review:
Lab 1: Cartographic Interpretation
Types of USGS maps (
NUMBERS NEVER FAIL
What works efficiently will continue to work, what works deficiently will never work. Laws must be efficient in every way-completely uncontestable at every turn, every time.
Naturally uncontradictable, absolutely impenetrable, proven co
Portrayal of Earth
Scientific Notation & Metric System
Size & Shape of Earth
Scientific Notation &
The Metric System
Metric system prefixes
Digital elevation model
Earthquakes & Faults
Elastic Rebound Theory
Potential energy is stored in rocks as they deform.
Energy suddenly released with brittle fracture of
The more energy stored, the larger the EQ.
Elastic Rebound Theor
Global Distribution of Volcanoes
See Figure 14-20
Note: Weve seen this map before under plate tectonics.
A. James, 2011
Materials & Processes
Chapter 13 & Lab 5
Pele, Polynesian goddess of
volcanoes, now lives in
Halemaumau Crater at
summit of Kilauea
A science that deals with the history of the Earth
and its life; especially as recorded in rocks.
Traditionally, geology has been concerned with
deep rock structures and
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lab instructor will turn on the pump to initiate
body in the upper sediment trough.
eroded and trIISPDI'tEd downslope. These tributaries
December 1, 2014
3a: The landform noted by this figure is the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The reef is barrier
because it is not directly connecting to the shore even though it does border it. There