Fun with Geoscience Trivia

Question Answer
1. In what direction does a compass needle point when it's directly above the South Magnetic Pole? STRAIGHT DOWN INTO THE GROUND
2. What term is given to the steep face of cliffs that terminate highlands normally made up of flat lying strata? ESCARPMENT
3. What term is given to minerals containing iron and magnesium? FERROMAGNESIAN

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