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Solutions for Chapter 13: Earth Science 13th Edition

Earth Science | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321688507 | Authors: Edward J. Tarbuck

Full solutions for Earth Science | 13th Edition

ISBN: 9780321688507

Earth Science | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321688507 | Authors: Edward J. Tarbuck

Solutions for Chapter 13

This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Earth Science, edition: 13. Earth Science was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321688507. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 13 includes 7 full step-by-step solutions. Since 7 problems in chapter 13 have been answered, more than 24632 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Advection fog

    A fog formed when warm, moist air is blown over a cool surface.

  • Atmosphere

    The gaseous portion of a planet; the planet’s envelope of air. One of the traditional subdivisions of Earth’s physical environment.

  • Barchan dune

    A solitary sand dune shaped like a crescent with its tips pointing downward.

  • Dissolved load

    That portion of a stream’s load carried in solution.

  • Electromagnetic spectrum

    The distribution of electromagnetic radiation by wavelength.

  • Giant (star)

    A luminous star of large radius.

  • Globule

    A dense, dark nebula thought to be the birthplace of stars.

  • Index fossil

    A fossil that is associated with a particular span of geologic time.

  • Intermediate composition

    The composition of igneous rocks lying between felsic and mafic.

  • Lunar highlands

    See Terrae.

  • Massive

    An igneous pluton that is not tabular in shape.

  • Mineral resource

    All discovered and undiscovered deposits of a useful mineral that can be extracted now or at some time in the future.

  • Obsidian

    A volcanic glass of felsic composition.

  • Parallax

    The apparent shift of an object when viewed from two different locations.

  • Primary pollutants

    Those pollutants emitted directly from identifiable sources.

  • Reflection

    The process whereby light bounces back from an object at the same angle at which it encounters a surface and with the same intensity.

  • Rock-forming minerals

    The minerals that make up most of the rocks of Earth’s crust.

  • Seismic gap

    A segment of an active fault zone that has not experienced a major earthquake over a span when most other segments have. Such segments are probable sites for future major earthquakes.

  • Shadow zone

    The zone between 104 and 143 degrees distance from an earthquake epicenter in which direct waves do not arrive because of refraction by Earth’s core.

  • Slab pull

    A mechanism that contributes to plate motion in which cool, dense oceanic crust sinks into the mantle and “pulls” the trailing lithosphere along.

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