CHICAGO ROCKS!  Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 03
Fall 2008

Daily Objectives #14 (October 9, 2008)                                                                                            Dr. Sanders

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:

w Draw simple topographic maps that illustrate various landforms: hill, ridge, closed basin, valley

w Use a topographic map to determine what direction a stream flows.

w Use a physiographic map of the Chicago area to investigate landforms.

w Explain the difference between surficial sediments and bedrock

w Explain what dolomite (also called dolostone) is, tell why it might be a commonly-used geologic resource in the Chicago area, and give examples of how it can be used.
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2008 Laura L. Sanders.  Last updated October 9, 2008.