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Which basic structural feature characterizes the basin and range provi

Which basic structural feature characterizes the basin and range provi

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School: Kansas State University
Department: Geology
Course: Earth Through Time
Professor: Sabreen gad
Term: Summer 2015
Tags: Geology 102, Fall2017, final study guide, and Kansas State
Cost: 50
Name: Geology 102 Final Review
Description: These notes cover what we went over in class, not what is posted on Canvas.
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Final Geo Review


Which basic structural feature characterizes the basin and range province of the western united states?



1. Westernmost north America formed by the uplift of the coast ranges and accretion  of exotic terranes during the Cenozoic.

1. True

2. We are in an interglacial interval of the Pleistocene

1. True

3. Which basic structural feature characterizes the basin and range province of the  western united states?

1. Horst and graben

4. The eastern margin of north America changed from an active margin to a passive  one after the Paleozoic.

1. True

5. During the Cenozoic, the western margin of southern California and northern  Mexico shifted to which type of tectonic margin?

1. Transform/ strike-slip

6. A remnant of which plate is being subducted along northern California and the  Pacific Northwest?


During the cenozoic, the western margin of southern california and northern mexico shifted to which type of tectonic margin?



1. Farallon

7. A positive excursion in the oxygen isotope curve indicates:

1. Ice growth/ global cooling

8. U-shaped mountain valleys like those of the Sierra Nevada are indicative of: 1. Glaciation

9. The Holocene Epoch represents about the last ___ years.

1. 10,000

10. Sea-level rise in Scandinavia and the mid-Atlantic region of the US results partly  from isostatic rebound.

1. True

11. Antartica currently stores about 90% of Earth’s ice.

1. True

12. Rapid climate change during the Holocene occurs on time scales of: 1. sub-Milankovitch cycles Don't forget about the age old question of What was the free labor ideology?

13. The Younger Dryas was presumably triggered by which of the following? 1. Massive outflow of freshwater into the North Atlantic Ocean


A remnant of which plate is being subducted along northern california and the pacific northwest?



14. Ice-rafted debris (Heinrich events) are evidence of:

1. Repeated ice growth over the North Atlantic Ocean

2. Rapid climate change on millennial time scales

15. ___ dominant land plants of the latest Paleozoic and most of the Mesozoic 1. Gymnosperms  

16. Late cretaceous massive extinction caused by:

1. impact/ massive volcanism

17. Bryce Canyon National Park consists of hoodoos formed by the weathering of: 1. Freshwater limestone

18. High sea level during the Cretaceous is best indicated by which of the following  lithologies?

1. Alluvial fans

19. The Laramie Orogeny was characterized by:

1. The production of intermontane basins and large lakes

20. The Mesozoic Era consists of:

1. Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous

21. Sea-level neared its present level by:

1. 7,000 years ago

22. Recent volcanic activity in the cascade mountains is a response to the subduction  of the: We also discuss several other topics like What are common problems in friendships?
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1. Juan de Fuca plate

23. The Cenozoic dod and the Moas of New Zealand were exterminated by: 1. Humans If you want to learn more check out What is fiscal policy?

24. Cliffs of fine chalk of the Niobara formation from western Kansas formed by: 1. Cretaceous Floods Don't forget about the age old question of What is fecundity?

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1. Runs from the Gulf of California to northern California

2. Transports the pacific plate northwest relative to the North American Plate

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