answersLogoWhite

0

Geology

User Avatar

Amari Huel

Lvl 10
โˆ™ 1y ago
4.8
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
5 Reviews
Add a rating

Rate this Study Guide:

โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
Cards in this guide (12)
Radiometric dating is possible because the rates of decay of radioactive isotopes

Are constant

The thickest part of the crust occurs in what

Youngest mountain ranges

What is the name of the doctrine that states the physical chemical and biological laws that operate today have also operated in the geologic past

Uniformitarianism

Which item could be dated using radiocarbon dating

A 60,000 year old mammoth bone.

Which is a true statement about the process of accretion

It enlarges continental landmasses and forms mountains along the edges of continents.

What type of mountain ranges form at convergent plate boundaries

Folded and volcanic mountains

If additional weight is added to a piece of crust how will the crust respond

By Sinking

If a mass of granite is in contact with a layer of sandstone that contains small pieces of the granite which rock is older

granite

Ocean convergence produces what

Ocean convergence with continental plates result in subduction zone. Oceanic with oceanic plates convergence forms volcanic mountain.

A downwarped structure with a circular shape is a

basin

Which factors help determine whether a volcanic eruption will be explosive or relatively quiet

The volatile content of the magma.

Weather water or Ice has ingres to the volcanic vent.

The physical stability of the volcano.

An accumulation of different sedimentary and metamorphic rocks combined with scraps of ocean crust is called

accretionary wedge

Related study guides

Geology

13 cards

What do you call mountains formed by blocks of crust moving along a fault

Radiometric dating is possible because the rates of decay of radioactive isotopes

The thickest part of the crust occurs in what

What is the name of the doctrine that states the physical chemical and biological laws that operate today have also operated in the geologic past

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
5.0
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
1 Review

Geology

18 cards

At divergent plate boundaries in the ocean magma rises and melts because of what

What type of volcano is built almost entirely from ejected lava fragments

The footprints of a dinosaur are an example of what type of fossil

The daughter isotope is 87.5 percent if the half-life of the isotope is 150 million years how old is the sample

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.0
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
4 Reviews

Geology

21 cards

According to the principle of cross-cutting relationships an intrusive rock body is

In what type of rocks would geologists most likely find evidence of past life forms

What are eras divided into

What do you call mountains formed by blocks of crust moving along a fault

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
No Reviews

Geology

18 cards

According to the principle of cross-cutting relationships an intrusive rock body is

What are eras divided into

The youngest rocks are found near the center of

Radiometric dating is possible because the rates of decay of radioactive isotopes

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
No Reviews

Geology

22 cards

According to the principle of cross-cutting relationships an intrusive rock body is

What are eras divided into

What do you call mountains formed by blocks of crust moving along a fault

What is fossil succession

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
No Reviews