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I just took the lab exam today and totally bombed, mainly because I didnt even vaguely know what
would be on the exam so didnt know what to study. Well, here are my good wishes that you do not also
bomb. Things that will be on the la
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Suppose that the islands of Oahu and Hawaii (the "Big Island") are each approximately
the same distance from the island of Maui, and that the ages of volcanic rocks on these
islands are as follows:
Oahu = 3 million years
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Below is a satellite image of the Aleutian Island chain, which connects
southwest Alaska with eastern Russia in the northern Pacific region. Which
of the following is a valid observation you can make based on the data
Post Lab 7
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Click on the topographic profile that best represents the transect from A to
B (indicated by the red line in the figure below).
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which of the following is a hypothesis you were able to test through the activities in this
Answers: Continental lithosphere is in isostatic equilibrium in most places on Earth.
Assuming the lithosphe
Post Lab 5
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In the picture below is an igneous rock, a sedimentary rock, and a
metamorphic rock. By clicking on the the correct picture, indicate which of
them formed through precipitation of calcite and/or accumulation of a
RIVERS AND WATER SYSTEMS
Erosion and transportation by running water:
Water can possess two kinds of energy:
1. gravitational potential energy
2. kinetic energy (energy of motion)
Running water erodes sediment by:
How glaciers erode: Glacial outflow ater
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northwest part of the Williamsville Quadrangle geologic map.
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Meandering river sediments that accumulate inside of a river bend are said to form a
Knobby, intertidal structures formed by cyanobacteria are called
_ are waves' shallow currents that flow along the coast and sweep sand parallel
An atom of silicon has an atomic number of 14, meaning that all atoms of silicon have
_ is a kind of igneous rock that is low in silicon and contains no quartz.
This sedimentary structure must have formed when sediments were exposed to
The suturing of Siberia to eastern Europe (Pangaea) caused the _ Mountains to form.
During the formation of the _ Mountains, a block fault formed that divided the
_ basins of western Texas.
Large Carboniferous and Permian foraminife
The Hadean and Archean eons include about _ percent of Earth's history.
Evidence in the form of _ allows us to know the age of the universe and distant galaxies.
Our planet's early ocean was formed by
volcanic emission of water vapor.
Plate tectonics helps explain why
most volcanoes occur along curved belts of seafloor.
Alfred Wegener envisioned the concept of a supercontinent of the past called
The non-plate tectonics interpretation of paleomagnetic data referred to as _
The pronounced Paleogene shift toward isotopically light carbon was probably due to
release of methane hydrates.
The end-Paleogene appearance of primates, ungulates, and opossums in North America was due
to habitat changes associated with
The key late Neogene event that brought about widespread changes in salinity and temperature
of ocean waters and thus the oceanic conveyor belt was
the formation of the Isthmus of Panama.
The underlying cause of extinction of large herbivores near the end
were widespread due to many low-lying land masses.
The Taconic orogeny was the result of a collision of
land masses, Laurentia, and offshore islands.
A reduction in temperature due to an end of greenhouse warming very late during Ordovician
By the Late Cretaceous, only _ and _, which were once parts of
Gondwanaland, remained attached to one another.
Sea level stood perhaps as high throughout _ as at any other time during Phanerozoic.
Among the changes
One of the problems with trying to compute the absolute age of Earth based upon rates of accumulation of sediment
the stratigraphic record is full of gaps.
Among those listed below, _ is the smallest lithostratigraphic unit.
Select the char
The _ orogeny resulted from the collision of Laurentia with _ on the north
and _ on the south.
Acadian; Baltica; Avalonia
During the _ vast areas of eastern and central North America were covered by black
muds, which accumulated in a mud-floored seaway we
The Mesozoic evolutionary legacy of the therapsids were the
A typical Mesozoic sequence of deposits drilled in eastern North America consists of
clastics of the Newark Supergroup, Jurassic carbonates, and Cretaceous sediments (reefrelated carbona
Various Sedimentary Features
How did it form?
Much of the Owyhee volcanics are a response to the Tensional Stress of
Western North America.
As the con
(Pyroclastic from Greek meaning fire-broken)
Pyroclastic Fall (Ash or tephra fall)
II. Pyroclastic Flows
a) Pumice Flows (ignimbrites)
b) Block and Ash Flows
III. Pyroclastic Surges
IV. Phreatomagmatic Eruptions
Volcanoes are not very stable structures. From time
to time, they collapse producing large rock and
ash avalanches that travel at high speeds down
Collapse maybe caused by an eruption or an
They can travel up to 50 m