Friday, August 20, 2010

GeoJeopardy Fridays

Time fors GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because who can't use a little trivia when your not doing work.

- Geology -

One of these struck Boston in 1755, Missouri in 1811 & Charleston in 1886, so it's not west coast-specific


Of the 3 main classes of rock, this one accounts for about 75% of all the exposed rocks on land


From the Greek kryos, "ice", it's the shape a mineral grows into when unrestricted


Term for a plate pulling apart; a great valley in Africa has been formed by & named for it


1 of the 3 minerals on the Mohs scale that can be scratched with a copper penny


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