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A missing layer of parallel rock.
a) superposition b) relative dating c) disconformity d) erosion
The idea that younger rocks lie on top
a) superposition b) uncomformity c) relative dating d) disconformity
A break in the geologic record
a) disconformity b) uncomformity c) angular unconformity d) superposition
The process of wearing down a missing layer that exist between horizontal and folded rock layers
a) superposition b) angular unconformity c) uncomformity d) erosion
How are rock layers arranged in the geologic column?
a) Youngest rocks are in the middle b) Youngest rocks are on the bottom. c) Oldest rocks are on the bottom. d) Oldest rocks are on the top.
How does a geologist know that rock layers are undisturbed?
a) Rock layers are folded b) Rock layers are horizontal c) Rock layers are tilted. d) Rock layers are faulted.
What is a fault?
a) molten rock that squeezes into existing rock b) a break in the Earth’s crust c) slanted layers of rock d) a bent and buckled layer of rock
What is the most common type of unconformity?
a) a disconformity b) an angular unconformity c) a nonconformity d) a fault
The process of figuring out if an object is older or younger than another
a) superposition b) uncomformity c) relative dating d) erosion
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a) Earth Science b) P.E. c) Math d) ELA
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