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Jeremy Steuber

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Mark Williams

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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Jeremy Steuber on Thursday October 29, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to GEOG 3251 at University of Colorado at Boulder taught by Mark Williams in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 58 views. For similar materials see /class/231905/geog-3251-university-of-colorado-at-boulder in Geography at University of Colorado at Boulder.




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Date Created: 10/29/15
Midterm 1 Mtn Geography Exam key 1 Five reasons to study mtnsquot biodiversity mountain culture natural resources poverty sacred mountains 2 keywords altitude sickness symptoms nausea pulmonary edemaheadaches climate cold snow wind lightning earthquakes volcanic eruptions Etna mtns as evil Gods 3Criteria for mtns 1eevated landform of more than 1000 ft 300m 2different climates and biota 3local relief steep slopes 4 Criteria for high mountains 1 tn Rises above Pleistocene snowline 2 Mtnrises above regional treeline 3 Presence of cryonival processes 5 lndoaustralian with Eurasian plate 6 Nazca with S American plate 7Juan de Fuca with NAmerican plate 8Sierra Nevada Tetons Wasatch 9Alps Himalayas AppalachiansAtlas Zargos 10 Oceanic 30 gcm3 57 km basaltmafic Continental 27 gcm3 2570 km andesiticgranitic felsic 11 Mountain symbols 1 Mountains as Gods Himalayas ex Numbur Ama Dablam 2 Mountains as axis mundi cosmic mtn Mt Kailas Mountains as symbols of water and fertility Andes ex Mismi Ausangate 12 Kailas Tibet 13 tension 14 high angle reverse fault 15 Four major types of mountains Volcanic Folded Faulted Complex 16 OceanicOceanic island arcs ex Japan lsland Aleutian Islands OceanicContinental Cordillera Mtns ex Andes Cascades ContinentalContinental complex Mtns ex Himalayas Alps 17 Objective criteria geoecological approach local relief elevation geology climate Subjective criteria cultural significance Sacred mountains People s imagination Dictionay definitions 18 a Tourism and sacred mountains keywords offlimit mountains climbing permits development pollutionlittering culture examples Macohu Picohu Kailas Himalayas 19 Diagram 5 points for artistic merit


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