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Stratigraphic Sequences

Using the following list of events, table of information and diagram :-

i) Place the events in chronological order starting with the oldest event. Note: events may be used more than once.

ii) Write a brief geological history of the area. How are the rocks in the sequence formed and what environmental conditions led to their formation? Start with the oldest event and state why you have placed the events in the order you have.


A time gap in deposition

Deposition of shale

Intrusion of granite pluton

Folding of shale

Metamorphism of shale

Deposition of limestone

Uplift, weathering and erosion

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Solution Summary

Geologic history exercise for a set of layered rocks with intrusions and metamorphic contacts. MS Word file contains image and hyperlinked references