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Final [PHY-125-01]

TermDefinition
2 types of crust
2 types of crust
3 compositional layers of earth
3 compositional layers of earth
3 compositional layers of earth
Nebular Hypothesis
Positive Feedback
Earth System Science
Plate tectonics
Rock Cycle
Polymorph
Alfred Wegener
Harry Hess
Steno's Law
Divergent Plate Boundary
Convergent Plate Boundary
Transform Fault Boundary
Mineral Definition
Most Common Mineral Group
Decompression melting is due to what?
Streak
Crystal Habit or Form
Non-Silicate Mineral Groups
Pluton
Magmas with Felsic Compositions
Magmas with Mafic Compositions
How are Igneous Rocks Classified
Phaneritic Texture
Bowen's Reaction Series
Differentiation of Magma
Viscosity of magma is directly related to ____.
Examples of volatiles in magma
Primary factors in determining nature of volcanic eruption
Lahar
Pyroclastic Materials
Composite Volcanos
Stratovolcanos
Caldera
Shield Volcano
Batholith
Most important agent of chemical weathering
How is clay formed (by the weathering of what material?)
Mechanical Weathering
Dike
Soil
How are detrital sedimentary rocks classified?
Organic Sedimentary Rock
Composition of Limeston
Chemical Sedimentary Rock
Detrital Sedimentary Rock
Common Sedimentary Rock Cements
Examples of Sedimentary Structures
Lithification
Agents of Metamorphism
Contact Metamorphism
Thermal Metamorphism
Grade of metamorphism is reflected in texture and ____ of rock.
Foliation
Examples of non-foliated metamorphic rocks
Gneiss
Hydrothermal Methamorphism
Relative Age Dating
Regional Metamorphism
Principle of Original Horizontality
Unconformity
Fossil Succession
Fossil
Correlation
Index Fossil
Conditions Favoring Fossilization
Mass of an atom is located in ___.
Half-Life
Geologic Time Scale
Isotope
Radioactive Decay
Know the eons
Know the name of "Middle Life" era
Know the name of "Ancient Life" era
Deformation
What rocks are best for radiometric age dating
defined as force per unit area
Plastic Deformation
Ductile Deformation
Elastic Deformation
Anticlines
Synclines
Confining Pressure
Earthquake
Focus of an Earthquake
Body Wave Examples
Fault
Joint
Triangulation method for earthquake location determination
Surface Waves
P-Waves
S-Waves
Richter Schale
Maximum displacement of seismic wave is called its ___.
How are caves formed?
Zone of Saturation
Largest reservoir of freshwater available for human use
Aftershock
Water Table
Hydraulic gradient
Cone of Depression
Spring
Hydraulic Conductivity
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