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Study Guide for Test #2 11883 - GEO 105 - 01
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Study Guide Review Test 1 Living with the Great Lakes Previous Questions asked on Quizzes Quiz 4 1 10 The bays and pools between the ridges or points of the lake shore traps near Eagle Harbor along Lake Superior s shoreline exist because they consist of a Softer sedimentary rocks like conglomerates synclines Where would you go in the Great Lakes region if you wanted to see sedimentary rocks formed in the Cambrian a Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore What is coal formed from a The remains of land plants The gap in the rock record in Michigan is due to a Erosion faster than deposition The rocks in the center of a basin are a The youngest rocks in the basin Approximately how deep is the deepest part of the Michigan basin a 3 miles About how long did it take for the immense volume of salt in the Michigan basin to form a 1520 million years How was the first big iron deposit in Michigan originally discovered a Compass needles acting strange What type of rocks dominate the Michigan Basin of the Lower Peninsula a Sedimentary Paleozoic aged rocks found in the Michigan Basin contain almost no fossils True or False a False Quiz 5 1 What is not considered a metallic or ore mineral a Gypsum What has not been mined in the Great Lakes region a Fluorite Where are most of the quality limestone and dolomite found in Michigan a In both the southeastern UP and Northeastern LP Where are limestone mines typically located a Near major transportation arteries close to Great Lakes What is the world s largest limestone quarry a Port Calcite What is the main raw material used in the manufacturing of bricks a Clay 7 What are the major problems preventing coal mining in the Great Lakes region a Big thick seams of coal 8 Why is the copper found in Copper Country of the UP highly unusual among copper mining districts a The copper is found in the form of pure copper metal native copper 9 What two materials have been the most economically important to Michigan a Iron and Copper 10 What is more than 98 of iron ore used to make a Steel Quix 6 1 What is a glacier a A mass of ice that moves over land under its own weight through the action of gravity 2 Glacial ice forms by of snow a Burial and metamorphism of snow 3 An extremely slowmoving sheet of ice that covers vast land area is called a Continental glacier 4 For a glacier to advance a Accumulation must exceed melting 5 Which of the following terms describes an accumulation of rocky sandy or clayey material deposited at the end of a glacier a Moraine 6 The most recent ice ages occurred during the Epoch a Pleistocene 7 Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere a Is low during glacial periods 8 Several stages of the continent glaciation affected Michigan but the most important was a The Wisconsin lce Stage 9 The most recent stage of continental glaciation in North America the Wisconsin Stage occurred when a 15000 9500 years ago 10 Which type of feature marks the end position of an ice sheet prior to melting a End moraine
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