GEOL 4320/6320 Exercise 2: A structure map

The map for this exercise, which is available as both a pdf and jpeg file, shows the elevations in feet of the top of a sandstone stratum as determined from logs of boreholes. Your assignment is to make a structure contour map presenting a geologically and rheologically reasonable interpretation of the shape of this sandstone stratum. You should remember our classroom conclusion that (a) sharp bends in individual contours and (b) abrupt changes in spacing of groups of contours are commonly evidence of faults, especially if those anomalies lie along lines on your map.

This exercise is due at the beginning of class on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 3:30:00 pm.


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