Geologic Mapping C

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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby Unome » January 31st, 2016, 12:22 pm

Apparent dips 033 40-SE and 140 42-SW. Find the true dip.
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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby Rob101101 » January 31st, 2016, 1:55 pm

I haven't got a stereonet, someone else give it a go.

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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby furypanda1 » March 4th, 2016, 9:57 am

56.6 Degrees. I'm going to say East for the direction but the directions you gave conflicted with the trend of the line. The direction might be South. If I were to extend my answer, I would report a strike of 356.

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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby magicpunkrocknerd » March 10th, 2016, 5:15 pm

Well since no one has posting anything in ages, I might as well get things going again. Here's a fairly simple one:

How many tectonic plates are there?

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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby furypanda1 » March 27th, 2016, 7:20 am

Well since no one has posting anything in ages, I might as well get things going again. Here's a fairly simple one:

How many tectonic plates are there?
There is an inherent difficulty in answering this question, as it depends on one's definition of a plate and the consideration of many minor and micro plates. One source I found says 12, Wikipedia says a combined of 17 major and minor plates. That's also not considering if the Eurasian plate is divided or if the Indo-Australian is 1 or 2 plates.

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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby magicpunkrocknerd » March 27th, 2016, 8:34 am

Far more detailed answer than I was expecting. Nice! Your turn!

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Re: Geologic Mapping C

Postby furypanda1 » March 27th, 2016, 6:31 pm

Thanks!
On a stereonet, what is the name given to the great circle along which the poles to the planes of a fold lie?


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