Friday, March 18, 2011

GeoJeopardy Fridays #38

Time for GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because we are sandwiched in between St Patty's Day and My Birthday, so why not party.
- Geology -

This molten volcanic rock was given its name by those who lived around Mount Vesuvius


The oxbow type of this is formed when a meander or stream is cut off from the principal channel


A sonar transducer is used by hydrographers to obtain knowledge about earthquake activity here


This "old" scientist's 37-volume "Historia Naturalis" covered all Roman knowledge of rocks & minerals


It's believed that a land mass called Pangaea later split into 2: Laurasia & this one


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