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60.9: Conclusion

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    Geologic maps are vital representations of the surface outcrop patterns of geologic formations. To those who master the skill of reading them, they quickly and efficiently communicate a wealth of information about the types and ages of rocks found in an area, whether they’ve been subjected to tectonic stresses, and how they control the landscape.


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