Geology 12 - Historical Geology
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Reading: Chapter 15 & 16

We don't need the section on Cenozoic life yet.

Key Concepts and Questions:

1. East and Gulf Coast:

What happened in these regions during Cenozoic time?



2. Western Cordilera:

Subduction of a diverging boundary had profound effects across the region. How was this event reflected:











3. Glaciation

Why are these effects of glaciation important in North America?

Describe 4 hypotheses to explain why glaciation occurs.




4. Eurasia

We won't spend much time on this is class, but read about the Alpine-Himalayan collisions and their effects.