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Structural Geology

Deals with the mechanical principles of rock deformation and the resulting development of folds, faults, joints, and other tectonic features. The related causes and mechanisms of mountain building are also discussed, along with continental drift, sea floor spreading, and plate tectonics. Laboratory and field trips. Prerequisite: GEOL 101 or 110, 104.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
GEOL 313
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