CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 02
Daily Objectives #3 (September 8, 2009)
Homeworks #1 (what should you know by the end of this course?) and #2 (annotations on a geologic reading) are due today!
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Describe the contouring method for representing a three-dimensional landform on a two-dimensional map.
w Explain the difference between profile (side) view and map or plan (bird's eye) view, when representing a landform.
w Demonstrate that you can sketch a contour map to represent a variety of common landforms: hill, elongate hill, plain, gentle slope, steep slope, closed depression.
w For the set of rock samples given, write a list of descriptive words.