CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 01
#14 (October 22, 2009)
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Use contours on a topographic map to find the location of stream valleys.
w Determine the direction of flow of a stream using contours on a topographic map.
w Sketch what a stream valley would look like on a topographic map.
w Determine the locations of high land and low land for a select group of topographic quadrangles.
w Put together the information from the topographic quadrangles to complete a "mosaic" picture of topography in the area of interest.