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13.5: Activity 13D- Exploring Metamorphic Environments in Google Earth

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    1. Type 8°56'22.3"N 126°55'54.3"E in the search bar of Google Earth. Zoom out to an eye altitude (Camera) of ~1700 miles. What type of metamorphism is likely in this area
      1. shock metamorphism
      2. contact metamorphism
      3. regional metamorphism
      4. fault zone metamorphism
      5. burial metamorphism
    2. The agents of metamorphism in this region, are most likely:
      1. chemically reactive fluids
      2. Temperature
      3. Pressure
      4. some combination of the agents of metamorphism
    3. As a metamorphic petrologist, what evidence would you look for to determine the metamorphism type? Why?
    4. Type 35°01'38.9"N 111°01'21.9"W in the search bar of Google Earth. Zoom out to an eye altitude (Camera) of ~12,000ft. What type of metamorphism is likely in this area?
      1. shock metamorphism
      2. contact metamorphism
      3. regional metamorphism
      4. fault zone metamorphism
    5. As a metamorphic petrologist, what evidence would you look for to determine the metamorphism type? Why?
    6. Type 35°16'30.1"N 119°49'34.7"W in the search bar of Google Earth. Zoom out to an eye altitude (Camera) of ~145 miles. What type of metamorphism is likely in this area?
      1. shock metamorphism
      2. contact metamorphism
      3. regional metamorphism
      4. fault zone metamorphism
    7. As a metamorphic petrologist, what evidence would you look for to determine the metamorphism type? Why?
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