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GLG 114: Physical Geology

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Students examine the physical features and processes that have formed and are forming the landscape of the Earth. Emphasis is placed on learning the local geology of Michigan and the Great Lakes. Topics will include: topographic maps, minerals, rocks, soil erosion and formation, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building, geologic time and dating, running water, lakes, groundwater, oceans and glaciation.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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