learn about the rocks and vocab in the grand canyon
a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals
a sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)
what family of chemicals is calcite part of?
calcite is part of a family called carbonate
Vertical distance above sea level
High up lifted area with steep slopes
A nearly level area that has been up lifted
Flat deposits of rock that extend over large areas
To find a relationship or connection
The removal and transportation of loose material
Rock layer composed of more than one kind of rock
Mountains or platueas that are made by softer and stronger rocks.The weaker rocks wear away leaving the stronger parts of the rocks in one place.
A tool that geologist use to compare layers of rocks at different places.