Exploring Planet Earth
Exploring Planet Earth GEOL 101
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Date Created: 10/25/15
GEOL101 Fall 2009 Exam 3 Important terms Glaciers and Ice glacier plastic ow valley glacier continental glacier ablation wastage accumulation basal slip crevasse cirque striation U shaped valley fjord arete hanging valley till erratic esker outwash kettle lake horn moraine lateral moraine end moraine Structural geology stress strain confining pressure compression tension shear brittle elastic ductileplastic folding anticline syncline monocline overturned fold recumbent fold basin dome axial plane limb 11509 Page 1 of3 GEOL101 Fall 2009 Exam 3 Important terms Structural Geology cont dip strike joint fault dip slip fault strike slip fault thrust fault normal fault reverse fault left lateral fault right lateral fault hanging wall footwall horst graben Earthquakes aftershock foreshock elastic rebound theory epicenter focus Richter magnitude F wave pressure primary compression S wave secondary shear L wavesurface long tsunami liquefaction seismograph San Andreas fault Tangshan Lisbon Northridge Loma Prieta New Madrid Earth s Interior Mohorovicic discontinuity shadow zone reflection refraction mantle crust 11509 Page 2 of3 GEOL101 Fall 2009 Exam 3 Important terms Earth s Interi0rc0nt core inner core outer core lithosphere asthenosphere Plate Tectonics plate tectonics convergent boundary divergent boundary transform boundary subduction hot spot mantle plume rift trench magnetic reversal Wind and Deserts barchan dune transverse dune longitudinal dune star dune parabolic dune blowout de ation desert pavement loess playa lake tropical desert low latitude desert rain shadow desert continental desert coastal desert polar desert 11509 Page 3 of3
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