Geologic Mapping C

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Geologic Mapping C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » September 9th, 2015, 4:23 pm

Okay!

What is the Moho discontinuity?
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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » September 14th, 2015, 5:49 pm

[sarcasm]Well, ya'll are fun.[/sarcasm]

I guess it's a little boring without Elephantower's ridiculously hard questions, but aren't you doing Geomaps, Unome? :evil:
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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby pikachu4919 » September 14th, 2015, 8:28 pm

[sarcasm]Well, ya'll are fun.[/sarcasm]

I guess it's a little boring without Elephantower's ridiculously hard questions, but aren't you doing Geomaps, Unome? :evil:
Can I google it and answer it? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby Unome » September 15th, 2015, 4:12 am

[sarcasm]Well, ya'll are fun.[/sarcasm]

I guess it's a little boring without Elephantower's ridiculously hard questions, but aren't you doing Geomaps, Unome? :evil:
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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby liberalartslover » September 15th, 2015, 6:35 pm

It's the boundary between the crust/upper mantle. I think P waves travel faster along the Moho so that's how they discovered it?

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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » September 15th, 2015, 7:13 pm

It's the boundary between the crust/upper mantle. I think P waves travel faster along the Moho so that's how they discovered it?
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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby liberalartslover » September 18th, 2015, 9:07 pm

Marvin is walking around on a mountain when he sees an outcropping of granite. He feels the granite and realizes the bed is dipping at 14 degrees. He then walks a little bit to the right, 24 meters in the horizontal direction, and realizes that he is now 18 feet above where he first encountered the granite. What is the true thickness of the bed?

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Postby pikachu4919 » September 19th, 2015, 2:46 pm

Marvin is walking around on a mountain when he sees an outcropping of granite. He feels the granite and realizes the bed is dipping at 14 degrees. He then walks a little bit to the right, 24 meters in the horizontal direction, and realizes that he is now 18 feet above where he first encountered the granite. What is the true thickness of the bed?
Not sure about my answers even before asking this, but did you mean 24 feet or 24 m since the elevation change is 18 ft? Well,
36.514 ft?
23.271 ft?
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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » September 20th, 2015, 12:40 pm

Marvin is walking around on a mountain when he sees an outcropping of granite. He feels the granite and realizes the bed is dipping at 14 degrees. He then walks a little bit to the right, 24 meters in the horizontal direction, and realizes that he is now 18 feet above where he first encountered the granite. What is the true thickness of the bed?
Not sure about my answers even before asking this, but did you mean 24 feet or 24 m since the elevation change is 18 ft?
I think they meant 24 feet, but can I see your method of solving this?
26 feet using 24 feet

80 feet using 24m (78.74 feet)
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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby pikachu4919 » September 20th, 2015, 5:09 pm

Marvin is walking around on a mountain when he sees an outcropping of granite. He feels the granite and realizes the bed is dipping at 14 degrees. He then walks a little bit to the right, 24 meters in the horizontal direction, and realizes that he is now 18 feet above where he first encountered the granite. What is the true thickness of the bed?
Not sure about my answers even before asking this, but did you mean 24 feet or 24 m since the elevation change is 18 ft?
I think they meant 24 feet, but can I see your method of solving this?
26 feet using 24 feet

80 feet using 24m (78.74 feet)
http://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs/structge/SL47TrueThk.HTM - something like this but I might have messed up on the math part :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :?
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