Geoscience

hanging wall – fault block that hangs over your head
What are the three types of rocks? – a. Igneous
b. Metamorphic
c. Sedimentary
acid – a substance with a sour taste
periodic table – table illustrating the periodic system, in which the chemical elements, formerly arranged in the order of their atomic weights and now according to their atomic numbers, are shown in related groups.
Metamorphic faces – amount of T&P
magnetic – adj. 有磁性的 有魅力的
large scale map – displays a small portion of the earths surface with great detailq
deflation – Erosion caused by wind that blows away small sediments.
silicates – minerals whose principle components are oxygen and silicon; most common mineral (sand)
large scale map – displays a small portion of the earths surface with great detailq
Geysers – Hot springs in which water intermittently boils sending a tall column of water and steam into the air.
recrystallization – what process changes the size and shape of minerals?
direct rays – more direct sunlight, makes summer
Shield volcanoes – (Hawaii, Less dangerous) Basaltic, low viscosity.
5. Which best describes a storm surge? – A pile of water pushed onto shore from a hurricane (C)
direct rays – more direct sunlight, makes summer

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