Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 121
Spring 2006

Daily Objectives #4 
(January 23, 2006)                                                                        Dr. Sanders

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

*  Read world maps that illustrate various geologic features: hot spots, volcanoes, crustal thickness, depth of earthquake focus, and location of volcanoes.

*  Compile information from the maps to discern patterns.

*  Explain the patterns by using plate tectonic concepts.

A web version of the exercise can be found here.

Department of Earth Science | Northeastern Illinois University

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