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Which geologic principle results in the metamorphism of other rocks?
a) faunal succession b) uniformatarianism c) original horizontality d) baked contacts
Which geologic principle states that folds in sedimentary rocks are younger than the sedimentary rock formation?
a) superposition b) cross-cutting c) original horizontality d) baked contacts
Which geologic principle states that a canyon had to form after sedimentary rocks were deposited since sedimentary rocks are deposited in continuous large sheets?
a) original continuity b) superposition c) cross-cutting d) faunal succession
Which geologic principle states that sedimentary rocks are deposited in flat layers?
a) superposition b) cross-cuttingf c) original continuity d) original horizontality
Which principle states that the processes changing Earth today are the same processes that occurred long ago?
a) original continuity b) uniformitarianism c) superposition d) original continuity
Which principle states that fossils are found in an expected order in rock layers depending of the layers' age.
a) uniformitarianism b) superposition c) faunal succession d) original horizontality
Which geologic principles says that igneous rocks that melt neighboring rocks are younger than the rocks they melt?
a) superposition b) cross-cutting c) original continuity d) baked contacts
Which geologic principle states that faults or igneous rock intrusions are younger than the rock layers they pass through?
a) superposition b) cross-cutting c) original horizontality d) baked contacts
Which geologic principle states that the oldest rock layers are on the bottom of undisturbed sedimentary rock formations?
a) superposition b) cross-cutting c) original horizontality d) baked contacts
Which geologic principle states that rocks on the bottom of a sedimentary rock sequence are older than rocks on the top?
a) superposition b) cross-cutting c) faunal succession d) uniformitarianism
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