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Geologic Maps Geology 100 Geology for Environmental Scientists
Geologic Map of the US
Symbols found on geologic maps
Geologic map of part of the Grand Canyon. Each color represents a different formation.
Geologic map of the Black Hills of South Dakota, a large structural dome.
The Black Hills of South Dakota are a structural dome.
Bedrock geologic map of the Great Lakes region
Surficial geology map of the Great Lakes region
Geologic map of Valley and Ridge of Pennsylvania
Satellite image of central Appalachians Area in last picture
False color satellite image of folded sedimentary rocks, central Appalachian Mountains.
Geologic map of thrust belt in Montana
Geologic Map of the southern Appalachians. Note the Nashville Dome, folds, faults, and an unconformity.
Method for constructing a geologic cross section
Ductile (Plastic) Deformation Folding. Stress vs. Strain Rheology Deformation Force.
Warm Up 12/3 1.The type of deformation in which the object permanently changes size and shape without fracturing is called ____. a. stress deformationc.
GEOLOGIC STRUCTURES “Architecture of bedrock” Structural Geology- –shapes, –arrangement, –interrelationships of bedrock –units & forces that cause them.
Structural geology & mountain building. key terms Deformation – change in the original form, size or shape of a rock unit Stress – amount of force applied.
Obj. 9: Identify the four mountain types and give examples of each. Fault Block Mountains Formed by extension of the lithosphere Surrounded by normal faults.
Folds, Faults & Geologic Maps 1. Rock deformation Deformation is a general term that refers to all changes in the original form and/or size of a rock.
Mountain building & the evolution of continents Chapter 20 1.Mountain belts 2.Mountain building 3.Continental accretion 4.Uplift, Basin and Range, Southern.
CHAPTER 11.2 PAGES TYPES OF MOUNTAINS. MOUNTAINS THE COLLECTION OF PROCESSES THAT PRODUCE A MOUNTAIN BELT IS CALLED OROGENESIS. MOUNTAINS ARE.
X. Deformation and. Mountain Building A.Plate Tectonics and Stress B.Rock Deformation C.Geologic Structures D.Origin of Mountains E.Continental Crust.
Mountain Quiz Prep. Where are the closest mountains?
Nonconformity - sedimentary rocks over crystalline (metamorphic or igneous) rocks N. Lindsley-Griffin, 1998.
James Hutton proposed the principle of uniformitarianism. This states that the processes occurring on Earth today, have been occurring since Earth first.
Lab 3 – Structural Geology and Earthquakes. Definitions Structural Geology – study of how geologic units (bodies of rock or sediment) are arranged when.
Harry Williams, Geomorphology1 TECTONIC REGIONS OF NORTH AMERICA The distribution of tectonic activity around continents (including North America) usually.
© 2006 Pearson Prentice Hall Lecture Outlines PowerPoint Chapter 10 Earth Science 11e Tarbuck/Lutgens.
U.S. Geography. U.S. Geography Breakdown Broken into 7 regions: 1.The Atlantic-Gulf Coastal Plain 2.Appalachian Highlands 3.Interior Plains 4.Interior.
Name of Province: Sierra Nevada. Sierra Nevada Color in province Put color in legend Write province name in legend.
Unit 7 Lesson 4 Topographic Maps Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Parks and Plates ©2005 Robert J. Lillie ANCIENT COLLISIONAL MOUNTAIN RANGE.
CHAPTER 8-THE ROCK RECORD GRAND CANYON VIDEO GRAND CANYON VIDEO How can we determine ages of rocks and the Earth?
Structural Geology Tectonic Stresses Large Scale Strain of the Crust i.e., Geologic Structures Inner core: Solid iron Outer core: Liquid iron, convecting.
Concepts and Principles Geologic Time. I. Relative Time vs. Absolute Time A._____________________ Does not determine the number years involved but is.
Drainage Patterns, Landscapes of NY and the Affects of Human Activites.
Earth Science, 12e Mountain Building Chapter 10. Deformation Deformation is a general term that refers to all changes in the original form and/or size.
Major Break-up You’re Trapped! In the ZONE Under Da.
Determining Relative Age Section 17.1 by Andrea Robson and Christian Eib.
Intro to Mapping. Topographic Maps Represent locations of geographical features – hills and valleys Contour lines show lines of equal elevation.
Essentials of Geology, 9e Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building Chapter 17.
Lab 7 – Structural Geology Chapter 10 Turn In: Lab 6 Pre-Lab 7 EC 2 Handouts: Quiz 6 Lab 7 Pre-Lab 8.
Earth: Geologic Principles and History FIRST EDITIONCHERNICOFF/FOX/TANNER.
At only 66 million years long, –the Cenozoic is only 1.4% of all geologic time Cenozoic -The development of the Earth as we know it today.
The Fundamental Laws of Geology Several principles or “laws” are fundamental to the geologic interpretation of a sequence of events.
Folds, Faults, and Geologic Maps Chapter 9 Geology Today Barbara W. Murck & Brian J. Skinner N. Lindsley-Griffin, 1999 Folds, South Georgia Island.
Chapter 21 Section 4Geologic Time. Chapter 21 Section 4 – What You’ll Learn - page Before you read - write the reading’s objectives in this space: 1 –
LANDSCAPES ESRT pages 2 and 3. FEATURES 1. Mountains - high elevations, steep gradients, igneous and/or metamorphic rock, faults and folds.
Earth Science, 10e Edward J. Tarbuck & Frederick K. Lutgens.
Relative Dating Superposition Original Horizontality Faulting Tilting/Folding Intrusions Unconformities Geologic Columns Rock Puzzles.
Tectonic deformation and geologic structures. Mountain building Anatomy of a convergent mountain belt Valley & ridge Blue ridge.
Unit 1 BEDROCK GEOLOGY. The geologic history of the Earth is determined by Earth Science principles such as _________________________ _________________________.
GEOLOGIC STRUCTURES Strike and dip are attitudes in rocks produced by geologic forces when rocks are folded or faulted Strike an imaginary line with.
Physiographic Provinces. Appalachian Plateau, Blue Ridge, Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Valley & Ridge.
Red Rock Canyon, Nevada Organized by Joe Naumann, UMSL.
Movement of the Earth’s Crust. Earth’s Changing Surface There are two major sections of the crust: the continental crust (32 km thick) and the oceanic.
N. Lindsley-Griffin, 1999 Proterozoic Quaternary Cretaceous The Geologic Column [Fig. 3.8, p. 64]
Activity 4. What are ROCK UNITS? Rocks formed in large volumes during a specific process Many different kinds of rock deposits in an area that may have.
Earth’s History How do we know about it?. What is Uniformitarianism? Uniformitarianism: –Is a theory developed by the Scottish geologist, James Hutton,
Utah’s Landscapes and Land Formations Mountain Desert.
Structural Geology: Deformation and Mountain Building 1.
Activity 4 Background information. Rock types are not randomly arranged in the Earth’s crust but exist in distinctive bodies called ROCK UNITS.
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