Fun with Geoscience Trivia

Question Answer
1. What term is given to the flow of suspended materials in a density flow off the continental shelf, which can sometimes be so powerful that they erode unconsolidated material? TURBIDITY CURRENT
2. What is another name for an ash-flow tuff or a welded tuff? IGNIMBRITE
3. In which geological period would rocks of the Aalenian age be placed? JURASSIC

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Questions from the 1st Annual Trivia Night in Denver 2004.

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