CHICAGO ROCKS!  Geology in the City 
                                                                                 ESCI 109
                                                                              Spring 2010

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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