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EESA06H3 Study Guide - Final Guide: Grenville Orogeny, Taconic Orogeny, Geology Of The Appalachians

Environmental Science
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Nick Eyles
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Final Examination Candidate Form
Before you begin your examination, please fill out this form and leave it at
the side of your desk along with your student I.D. Please sign at time of
Date: April 10, 2014
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Course: EESA06
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Lecture#: ________________
Instructor’s Name: Dr. Nick Eyles
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1. Please examine the following figure. The rock on top of the dashed line is a Cambrian
limestone. The rock below the dashed line is Cretaceous shale. Which of the following
statements about the figure is false?
a) this resulted from an orogeny
b) this is a thrust fault
c) you would be likely to find fossils in the upper rocks
d) none of the above statements is false
2. Please examine the following figure. Please put the parts of the cycle back into
chronological order, beginning with i.
a) i; vi; iii; v; ii; iv b) i; iv; ii; v; iii; vi
c) i; iv; ii; iii; v; vi d) i; iv; ii; v; vi; iii
e) none of the above is correct

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3. If the land surface of Hudsons Bay has uplifted by 250 metres and the land surface of
Lake Superior region has uplifted 150 metres (since the last glaciation) which of the
following statements is most likely to be false?
a) both areas were covered by ice during the last glaciation
b) Lake Superior was likely closer to the centre of the glacier than was Hudsons Bay
c) both areas have undergone crustal rebound
d) both areas were down warped under the weight of the ice, then rose after it melted
e) all of the statements are true
4. Please examine the following figure and place the geologic features (i through v) in the
most likely chronological order (i.e. their order of occurrence).
a) v, iv, iii, ii, i b) v, iv, iii, i, ii
c) iii, v, iv, ii, i d) i, iii, v, iv, ii
e) It is impossible to tell the order from the information given.
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