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ASIATIC THEORY

  1. 1. ASIATIC THEORY GAME 1 AUTHOR LEIZEL T. MALACAY MOHINOG, LINDY
  2. 2. ASIATIC THEORY According to Dr. Leopoldo A. Faustino – the origin of the Philippines was based on the Asiatic Theory. DIASTROPHISM- process resulting to the stress and strain of the earth’s crust and takes may forms like breaking, upthrust, upfolding, meaning the close bending of rock layers and the upthrust faulting where rocks do not only break but may move or slip along the plane of breakage.
  3. 3. ASIATIC THEORY  Paleozoic Era  Permian revolution  Diorite
  4. 4. ASIATIC THEORY PALEOZOIC ERA - was a time of dramatic geological, climatic, and evolutionary change. PERMIAN REVOLUTION - It is the last period of the Paleozoic Era.
  5. 5. ASIATIC THEORY Diorite -is a grey to dark grey intermediate intrusive igneous rock composed principally of plagioclase feldspar (typically andesine), biotite, hornblende, and/or pyroxene. It may contain small amounts of quartz, microcline and olivine. Zircon, apatite, sphene, magnetite, ilmenite and sulfides occur as accessory minerals.
  6. 6. Asiatic Theory or Land Bridges Theory states that the Philippines was once part of Continental Asia. Sunda Shelf and Sahul Shelf are extensions of continents otherwise known as continental shelves.

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