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which types of stress are related to each type of deformation

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how is stress related to rock deformation

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what is basin and range topography

what stress is involved

where can it be found in areas other than the us

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what is an orogeny

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what are typical settings in which regional mountain belts form

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what is relative dating

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what is radiometric dating

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list and describe the principles associated with relative dating

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list and describe the unconformities

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10

know the geologic time scale

know the three eras

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what is a principle fossil

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explain elastic rebound theory

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what are the two major seismic waves

list the characteristics of each

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what are the secondary effects of an earthquake

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what happens to seismic waves as they travel through earths interior

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what are the five main oceans.
deepest
largest
shallowest

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how much of earth is covered by oceans

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what is teh difference between ocean and continental crust

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what is see floor spreading

what is happening to the crust at seafloor spreading

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