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15.4: Activity 15C - Geologic Structure Identification

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    1. Identify the geologic structure in Figure 15.30 below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

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    Figure 15.30: Figure for Question 1 in Activity 15C.

    2. Identify the geologic structure in Figure 15.31 below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

    15.31.png
    Figure 15.31: Figure for Question 2 in Activity 15C.

    3. Identify the geologic structure in Figure 15.32 below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

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    Figure 15.32: Figure for Question 3 in Activity 15C.

    4. Identify the geologic structure in Figure 15.33 below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

    15.33.png
    Figure 15.33: Figure for Question 4 in Activity 15C.

    5. Identify the geologic structure in Figure 15.34 below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

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    Figure 15.34: Figure for Question 5 in Activity 15C.

    6. Identify the geologic structure in the cross-sectional view (Figure 15.35) below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

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    Figure 15.35: Figure for Question 6 in Activity 15C.

    7. Identify the geologic structure in the map-view (Figure 15.36) below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

    15.36.png
    Figure 15.36: Figure for Question 1 in Activity 15C.

    8. Identify the geologic structure(s) in Figure 15.37 below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

    15.37.png
    Figure 15.37: Figure for Question 8 in Activity 15C.

    9. Identify the geologic structure(s) in Figure 15.38 below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

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    Figure 15.38: Figure for Question 9 in Activity 15C.

    10. Identify the geologic structure(s) in the cross-section (Figure 15.39) below, and the stress which formed it.

    a. Structure Name:

    b. Stress:

    15.39.png
    Figure 15.39: Figure for Question 10 in Activity 15C.

    Attributions

    • Figure 15.30: Derivative “Geologic Map of North America” (Public Domain; USGS) by Chloe Branciforte
    • Figure 15.31: “Strike-slip Fault 1” (CC-BY 4.0; Chloe Branciforte, own work)
    • Figure 15.32: “Fold in Maryland” (CC-BY-SA 3.0; Acroterion via Wikimedia Commons)
    • Figure 15.33: Derivative “Geologic Map of North America” (Public Domain; USGS) by Chloe Branciforte
    • Figure 15.34: “Strike-slip Fault 2” (CC-BY 4.0; Chloe Branciforte, own work)
    • Figure 15.35: “Split Mountain Gorge Fold in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park” (CC-BY-SA 4.0; Robert Arends via Wikimedia Commons)​
    • Figure 15.36: “Richat Structure” (Public Domain; NASA)​
    • Figure 15.37: Derivative of “Folded Ordovician Limestones” (CC-BY 2.0; James St. John via Flickr) by Chloe Branciforte
    • Figure 15.38: “Faults, Volcanic Glass, and Tuff” (CC-BY-SA 2.0; Penny Higgins via Flickr)
    • Figure 15.39: “Fault in Gyprock” (CC-BY 2.0; James St. John via Flickr)

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