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ConcepTest: Elevated Terraces part of Examples
A series of elevated terraces (former wave-cut platforms) along an active plate boundary coast is evidence for ______________. a. Sea level rise b. Uplift of continental crust c. Subsidence (sinking) of crust
ConcepTest: Tidal Ranges 1 part of Examples
If the moon were farther away from the Earth: a. Tidal ranges would be larger b. Tidal ranges would be smaller c. There would no change in tidal ranges
ConcepTest: Relative Layer Age #39 part of Examples
What principle would be the best to apply to determine the relative order in which rock units A and B in the image below were formed? Image courtesy of USGS a. Original horizontality b. Cross-cutting relationships ...
ConcepTest: Cross Section Explaination part of Examples
During fieldwork in the western U.S., an experienced geologist sketched the cross section below showing three different units of tilted rocks and their relative ages. What could you best infer from this diagram? a. ...
ConcepTest: Relative Layer Age #36 part of Examples
Examine the image of rock layers below. Which letter represents the rock unit that was formed earliest? Image courtesy of USGS a. A b. B c. C
ConcepTest: Relative Layer Age #37 part of Examples
Examine the image of rock layers below. Which letter represents the rock unit that was formed most recently? Image courtesy of USGS a. A b. B c. C
ConcepTest: Relative Layer Age #38 part of Examples
Examine the image of rock layers below. Which sequence of letters best represents the order in which the rock units were formed (from oldest to youngest)? Image courtesy of USGS a. B, A, C b. C, B, A c. B, C, A d. ...
ConcepTest: Unconformity Explaination part of Examples
Which of the following sequence of events would best explain what happened between deposition of layers C and E illustrated in the diagram below? a. Uplift only. b. Uplift, erosion, then sea level rise. c. Uplift ...
ConcepTest: Angluar Unconformity Sequence of Events part of Examples
The diagram below shows rock units with their age in millions of years. When did crustal deformation (uplift or mountain building) occur? a. less than 60 million years ago b. more than 200 million years ago c. ...
ConcepTest: Mt. Everest Limestone part of Examples
The rock on top of Mt. Everest is a shallow marine limestone deposited 200 million years ago. What does this tell us about the geologic history of the Himalayas? a. 200 million years ago the Himalayas did not ...