Do Now: You are a geology detective, you are taking a hike in the Appellation Mountains upstate NY… you come across marine fossil in the bed rock and ask your self “How could Marine fossil be found so high in the bedrock… how did they get here? Give an explanation in your notebook.
E. ______ ________ are used in mapping surveys and indicate exact positions and elevations. Bench marks
Changes in ________________ of benchmarks are evidence that the land is either ___________ or____________ rising sinking elevation
F.Displaced marine fossils found in mountains have 2 interpretations: 1. _____________________________ _______________________________ 2. _____________________________ ________________________________ Higher sea levels covered mountains Rocks were uplifted from a previous ocean bottom
G. _____________ is the rising of the crust _____________ is the sinking of the crust Uplift Subsidence
Primary (p-wave Secondary (s-waves) Surface Also called… (compressional, shear) Causes the most damage… (Check one) Relative Speed (Slowest, Fastest or Intermediate) Describe the Wave Motion compared to the direction that the wave is traveling. Bonus: In what layers of the earth can they travel?