The textural term for a basaltic lava flow that has a smooth, ropy appearance is
Ash, cinders, and blocks are all types of _.
Which of the following minerals is a silicate?
Trace amounts of impurity in a mineral can commonl
Which soil horizon is the most important to farmers for planting crops?
A gravel bar in a river is an example of a landform created by _.
Because the velocity of sediment settling (deposition) is positively related to grain size
Late Paleozoic glacial deposits are NOT found in which of the following
Answer: North America
The image below shows Earths magnetic field. Earths magnetic field lines
are distorted (i.e., not symmetrical) because:
Answer: Solar Wind Deflects Earth
What is the magnitude of the earthquake shown in the image below?
Earths gravity is best represented by an equipotential surface that contains bumps and
depressions, where areas of higher or lower gravity appear over Earth. This
representation is called
If an igneous rock is heated and melted it will form a(n) _ rock.
Which of the following sources of energy is responsible for erosion?
Earths internal heat
Geologists classify metamorphic rocks according to _.
whether they are foliated
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1) From your Social Styles Questionnaire, write your self-ratings here:
2) Plot your ratings on the graph below. Note:
The grid marks have a value of 0.2.
The Responsiveness scale runs from
Lab A: Topographic Maps (L1, L8, L9, L19)
Contour vs. index contour: contour lines are lines on a topographic map that
connect spots on a landscape that lie at the same elevation, while an index contour
is essentially a contour line that is typically a b