COMMERCE 4KF3 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Canadian Shield, Mesozoic, Paleozoic

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Formations are rock units that can be mapped over a large area. Sub-divided into members, usually names after a type locality where the rocks. Rocks beneath us o o were first described o o. Warm, shallow seas, by old reefs and have lots of fossils. Crinoid long plant, usually get a cross section o. Relatively flat-lying sedimentary rocks, slight dip to the south. Formed by glacial and fluvial erosion (niagara falls) Resistant cap rock is lockport dolostone underneath it causing it to fall. Types of paleozoic rocks (top layers of the escarpment) o. The deformation that an object undergoes in response to stress is called strain o o (the changes that occur because of strain) o. The side going down, where they could hang a lamp. Side going up, where the miners could stand. If this shift occurred, then it was called a normal fault, pulling things apart. Foreshocks are small earthquakes as rocks begin to fracture.