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Study Guide for How the Earth was Made You should be able to answer these questions as you view the video Geology as a profession is only about how old Who is considered the Father of Modern Geology According to early interpretation of the Bible the Earth is how old What feature that we studied in the Geologic Time indicated to Hutton that the Earth had to be more than 6000 years old The Earth was formed by collisions with the protoEarth Lord Kelvin s age of the Earth was based upon the of a molten crust In 1911 used radioactivity to estimate an accurate age of the Earth to be how old Radioactive uranium decays to The accepted age of the Earth is The Barberton Hills of South Africa have that show the planet had oceans by 35 billion years by ago Many geologists now believe that much of the Earth s water came from rather than out gassing of volcanic activity By 40 by ago 7 ofthe Earth was covered with The early atmosphere around 40 by was 200 degrees F mainly due to The nucleus of the continents appears around 34 by and are composed of Superheated mixing with basalt can form The shallow coastal waters of the new continents 35 by ago hosted Earth s rst life the The new life strips what out of the atmosphere and adds what to it Seas change from to due to the oxidation of iron in the water The world s supply of iron ore is mined from rocks called the By 15 by the continents cover of the Earth s surface and are moving about in a theory we call today The 39 39 in 1912 proposed continental dri based upon what evidence Oceanic oor is continuously being The island of Iceland is situated on the The ssure canyons of Iceland are opening at a rate of inchyear Plate motion can be traced back to by when Canada and the US form the core of the super continent called The Ealth became a when the super continent blocked the redistribution of heat by ocean currents Life at the time was brought to near Rodinia was split by activity and the Earth s atmosphere was brie y warmed by Sea water was rich in The Shale in the Canadian Rockies is a treasure trove of Period fossils Fossils at the beginning of the Paleozoic show the adaptation of these features not seen in earlier fossils The accumulation of oxygen in the atmosphere allowed the formation of the which became a shield for what radiation The first life to move ashore some 300400 million my ago were The Carboniferous part of which is the Pennsylvanian was a time of widespread that accumulated later to be transformed to 250 my ago was Earth s greatest extinction with of plants and animals dying off due to a massive in Siberia 240 my ago the continents were reassembled into a second super continent called The high levels of oxygen and C02 lead to the rise of the in the Mesozoic Dinosaur means 180 my ago was split apart by an upsurge in volcanism the put large amounts of C02 into the atmosphere causing to the climate The diamonds of Kimberly occur in what kind of features The end of the Mesozoic 65 m y ago saw an extinction rate of and is believed to be due to a on the north end of the Yucatan Peninsula in The tombstone meteorite contains the rare element At the same time great outpourings of lava in were adding dust and gasses to the atmosphere The demise of the dinosaurs led to the expansion of the as the new dominant life form The Alps represent the collision of and The top of the Matterhorn has rocks from All mountains owe their origin to The height of mountains is a determined by what two major processes The upli of the Plateau by the American plate over riding the plate has caused the River to cut the Grand Canyon About 2 my ago the Isthmus of was formed disrupting ocean currents and bringing on the closed the isthmus Glaciers move like slow moving What major American city was once covered by a massive glacier Deposits from glaciers created Island and Cape The basins of the Lakes were carved by the glaciers The retreat of icecaps and glaciers most recently occurred how many years ago Do geologists think there will be another advance of the icecaps and glaciers The great plate tectonic machine will someday
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