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Es 202 - Principles of Geology

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ES202 Lab 9 Dryland Landforms Processes Updated March 2009 AGI Lab Manual 8th Ed Work on the following questions from the lab manual plus the additional questions below Q 6 8 p 277 What is the Name of Landform C on Fig 14 6 p 277 What is the Name of Landform A on Fig 14 6 p 277 Explain how this forms over time Question 9 25 is on page 278 279 Do Q 9 12 Q 14 Q 16 Q 17 Q 18 Q 19 Q 22 Q 25 Questions 26 29 is on page 282 Q 26 Q 29 inclusive Addendum to G202 Lab 9 Arid Landscapes and Processes The following questions refer to the stations set up in the lab room Station 9 1 Raised Relief Map of Las Vegas Identify the arid landforms at points A and B Compare to Figure 14 7 on p 277 of your lab manual Note landform B refers to the broad erosional surface that lies adjacent to and southeast of the Mormon Mountains What surface processes are associated with landform A How does landform B form think of erosional and depositional processes Note the normal faults that lie along the mountain fronts of the Pintwater and Desert ranges Has area C dropped down or moved up relative to the faults Has area D dropped down or moved up relative to the faults What is the German name applied to the range marked D What is the German name applied to the area marked C 1 Station 9 2 Raised Relief Map of Death Valley CA Note all of the labelled arid landforms marked on the map Compare to Figure 14 7 on p 277 of your lab manual Name identify the arid region landforms located at points A B and C What processes are predominantly responsible for the formation of each landform Examine Devils Golf Course the valley at the south central portion of the map area Look closely at the landforms on the east side of the valley vs the west side Describe the differences that you observe at the base of each of the mountain fronts Each of these mountains are bounded by normal faults Which mountain front do you think is newer relative to the faulting and which is older relative to the faulting Refer to the mountain



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