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Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Course Code
EAS100
Professor
Korhan Ayranci
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University of Alberta
EAS 100
Planet Earth
Fall 2017
Term Test 1
Prof: Korhan Ayranci
Exam Guide
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Geosphere
Lateral Continuity
Strata originally extended in all directions until they thinned to zero
or terminated against the edge of their basin.
Igneous Intrusive Relationships
Intrusion must be younger than the host rock.
○ Igeous oks fid the eak spots i sedieta oks ad fill those i.
○ Xeoliths ae olde; Basalti oks ae ouge
Faults
The fault must be younger than the surrounding rocks.
Unconformities
Ancient erosion surface
Roks aoe follo eosio of oks elo
○ Thee’s a legth of tie that is issig i the iddle of oks ost poal
eause fo a tie, thee as o sedieta oks duig that legth
Types of Unconformities
Nonconformity : A surface of erosion that separates younger
sedimentary strata above from older igneous or metamorphic rocks
Cannot carry
coarser materials
surfac
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