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1.1What are geological maps?
1.2How is such a geological map made?
1.3What is a geological map used for?
2.3Plunge of lines
2.4Strike lines
2.5Apparent dip
2.6Outcrop patterns of uniformly dipping beds
2.7Representing surfaces on maps
2.8Properties of contour maps
2.10Three-point problems
2.11Outcrop patterns of geological surfaces exposed
2.12Buried and eroded parts of a geological surface
2.13Contours of burial depth (isobaths)
2.14V-shaped outcrop patterns
2.15Structure contours from outcrop patterns
2.16Geological surfaces and layers
2.17Stratigraphic thickness
2.18Isochores and isopachs
2.19Topographic effects and map scale
3.1Cylindrical and non-cylindrical folding
3.2Basic geometrical features of a fold
3.3Terms relating to the orientation of folds
3.4The tightness of folding
3.5Curvature variation around the fold
3.6Symmetrical and asymmetrical folds
3.7Types of non-cylindrical fold
3.8Layer thickness variation around folds
3.9Structure contours and folds
3.10Determining the plunge of a fold from structure
3.11Lines of intersection of two surfaces
3.12Determining the plunge of a fold from the dips
3.13Sections through folded surfaces
3.17Recognition of folds on maps
3.18Hinge points and axial surface traces
3.19Constructing hinge lines on maps
3.20Determining the nature of folds on maps
3.21Cross-sections through folded areas
3.22Inliers and Outliers
4.1Fault planes
4.2Slip and separation
4.3Separation terms
4.4Repetition and omission of strata
4.5Determining the slip of a fault
4.6Components of slip
4.7Classification of faults based on slip
5.1Types of unconformity
5.2Overstep and overlap
5.3Subcrop maps
5.4The geological usefulness of unconformities
6.1Intrusive igneous rocks
6.2Extrusive igneous rocks
7.2Axial plane foliations
7.3The relationship of cleavage to bedding
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Geological Structures and Maps. r.j. Lisle-2004

Geological Structures and Maps. r.j. Lisle-2004

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