CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
Daily Objectives #21 (March 30, 2010)
J. Hemzacek and L. Sanders
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Describe transport and deposition processes that might lead to the following deposits of sediment, and explain your reasoning:
- well-sorted sand
- sorted sand and gravel
- unsorted (or poorly sorted) sediment
w Define the geologic term till.
w Define the following terms and explain their importance in Chicago-area geology:
moraine intermorainal area sluiceway Outlet Valley lake plain Glacial Lake Chicago
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