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Oceanic Crust (Iapetos Ocean)
Mudflats, River Deposits
Deep water creates --- shale
Shallow water creates --- shale
The Connecticut Valley is famous for what type of fossil
What is the cause of noises in Moodus, CT?
Honeyhill-Char Lake Fault
The boundary line in CT that is overdue for a 4.0 or greater magnitude earthquake
Holyoke mt. range
What range/formation/layer is Renbrook on?
Is the youngest layered formation on the top?
How many dino tracks are located at Dinosaur State Park?
Proto North America
The previous version of North America that collided with the Iapetus Ocean and Avalonia. Marble an Quartzite. (Limestone and Sandstone).
Squished together with Iapetos Ocean to form Pangaea. Part of Avalonia remained on CT
__________ onlyy exist in tropical and sub-tropical waters and are crushed shells eventually will form the kind of rock, marble.
The Honeyhill- Lake Char Fault separates Avalonia from a region of the ________.
The Ocean in between Proto-North America and Proto Africa
Proto North America is the A section
On a map, what is the A section?
Iapetos Ocean is the B section
On a map, what is the B section?
CT Valley or Central Valley is the C section
On a map, what is the C section?
Avalonia is the D section
On a map, what is the D section?
Volcanic Island Arc is the E section
On a map, what is the E section?
Sections B and D
Between what two sections are the boundary line that is overdue for a 4.0 magnitude?
What dinosaur/bird is the state fossil of CT?
How many toes does a Eubrontes contain?
Since they don't know the real name for the Eubrontes track, they think it might be what?
We know that coral reefs once existed because we find the rock called ________ in CT
The highest elevation in CT is in the ________.
The oldest rocks in CT are approximately ________ and are found in the northwest hills.
_______ was once a small continent.
We know that Avalonia was a small continental island because its continental bedrock is made of the rock called _________.
The rock called ________ is metamorphed into schist.
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