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SELF QUIZ 17: GEOLOGY OF THE SOUTHWEST
Questions | Answers
 

1. What is an alluvial fan, a bajada, a playa?

2. What are the three main types of rocks and how do they form?

3. What are the two types of igneous rock?

4. Describe the formation of the Sierras, Rockies, Basin and Range, and the Colorado Plateau.

5. Describe the formation of the Tucson Mountains.