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Base Level:
Basement:
Basic Rock:
Basin:
Batholith:
Bathymetry:
Bauxite:
Bedding:
Bedding Plane:
Bed Load:
Bedrock:
Beta-Particle:
B-horizon:
Biochemical Rocks:
Bioturbated:
Bituminous Coal:
Block Fault Mountain:
Blowout:
Butte:
Caldera:
Carbonate Rock:
Carbonic Acid:
Cataclastic Rock:
Cement:
Cementation:
Chemical Sedimentary Rock:
Chemical Weathering:
Chert:
C-horizon:
Cinder Cone:
Cirque:
Clastic:
Clay:
Coal:
Coastal Plain:
Compaction:
Composite Cone:
Cone of Depression:
Contact Metamorphism:
Contour Line:
Contour Map:
Cubic Feet Per Second:
Datum:
Daughter Element:
Debris Avalanche:
Decollment:
Deflation:
Delta:
Dendritic Drainage:
Density Current:
Deposition:
Desert Pavement:
Detrital:
Diagenesis:
Diatom:
Diatomite:
Diatom Ooze:
Differentiated Planet:
Dip:
Discharge:
Discontinuity:
Dissolved Load:
Divide:
Dome:
Drainage Basin:
Drainage Divide:
Drawdown:
Drift:
Drumlin:
Dune:
Earthflow:
Earthquake:
Ebb Tide:
Effluent Stream:
Elastic Limit:
Elastic Rebound Theory:
Electron:
Elevation:
Eolian:
Eon:
Epicenter:
Epoch:
Era:
Erosion:
Esker:
Eustatic Sea Level Change:
Evaporation:
Evaporite:
Evapotranspiration:
Exfoliation:
Extrusive:
Facies:
Fault:
Fault-Block Mountain:
Faunal Succession:
Felsic:
Fjord:
Flood:
Flood Basalt:
Flood Plain:
Flood Stage:
Flood Tide:
Flowing Well:
Fluid Inclusion:
Focus:
Fold:
Foliation:
Gage Height:
Geochronology:
Geomorphology:
Geosyncline:
Geothermal Gradient:
Geyser:
Glacial Rebound:
Glacial Striations:
Glacial Valley:
Glacier:
Glass:
Gneiss:
Graben:
Graded Bedding:
Gravel:
Gravity Anomaly:
Greenhouse Effect:
Greenstone:
Ground Moraine:
Ground Water:
Ground Water Recharge Area:
Guyot:
Half-Life:
Hanging Valley:
Hard Water:
Headwater(s):
Heat Flow:
Hogback:
Hornfels:
Horst:
Hot Spot:
Hot Spring:
Humus:
Hydraulic Conductivity:
Hydrocarbon:
Hydrologic Cycle:
Hydrology:
Hydrolysis:
Hydrothermal:
Hydrothermal Deposits:
Hydrothermal Metamorphism:
Hydrothermal Vein:
Hypocenter:
Igneous Rock:
Ignimbrite:
Impermeable Layer:
Infiltration:
Injection Well:
Interior Drainage:
Intermediate Rock:
Intrusion:
Intrusive:
Ion:
Ionic Bond:
Iron Formation:
Isograd:
Isostasy:
Isotope:
Jade:
Jadeite:
Jasper:
Jet:
Jetty:
Joint:
Joint Set:
Jolly Balance:
Juvenile Water:
Karst:
Kerogen:
Kettle:
Kettle Lake:
K-feldspar:
Kilobar:
Kimberlite:
Knickpoint:
Knob:
Laccolith:
Lahar:
Laminar Flow:
Landslide:
Lapilli:
Lateral Moraine:
Lava:
Lava Tube:
Leaching:
Left-Lateral Fault:
Levee:
Limb:
Limestone:
Lineament:
Lithification:
Lithology:
Lithosphere:
Lithospheric Plate:
Load:
Lode:
Longitudinal Dune:
Longitudinal Profile:
Longshore Current:
Longshore Drift:
Lowland:
Low-Velocity Zone:
Luster:
Mafic:
Magma:
Magma Chamber:
Magmatic Water:
Magnetic Anomaly:
Magnetic Declination:
Magnetic Inclination:
Magnetic North:
Magnetic Reversal:
Magnetic Stratigraphy:
Magnetometer:
Magnitude:
Manganese nodule:
Mantle:
Mantle Plume:
Massive:
Mass Wasting (also Mass Movement):
Meandering Stream:
Mechanical Weathering:
Medial Moraine:
Medical Geology:
Metamorphism:
Meteoric Water:
Meteor:
Meteorite:
Meteoroid:
Microseism:
Mineral:
Mineralogy:
Mohs Hardness Scale:
Monocline:
Moraine:
Mountain:
Mudflow:
Mudstone:
M.Y.:
M.Y.A.:
Mylonite:
Nannofossils:
Nappe:
Native Metal:
Natural Bridge:
Natural Gas:
Natural Levee:
Neap tide:
Nebula:
Neutron:
Nodule:
Non-Point Source Pollution:
Normal Fault:
Oblique-Slip Fault:
Obsidian:
Oil Field:
Oil Shale:
Old Age:
Oolite:
Oolitic:
Opaque:
Ophiolite Suite:
Orbit:
Ore Deposit:
Ore Mineral:
Original Horizontality:
Orogenic Belt:
Orogeny:
Oscillation Ripple Marks:
Outcrop:
Outfall:
Outgassing:
Outwash:
Overturned Fold:
Oxbow Lake:
Oxidation:
Pahoehoe:
Paleoclimate:
Paleocurrent Map:
Paleogeographic Map:
Paleomagnetism:
Paleontology:
Panthalassa:
Parent Element:
Peak Flow:
Peat:
Pediment:
Pegmatite:
Pelagic Sediment:
Perched Water Table:
Peridotite:
Permeability:
pH:
Physical Weathering:
Placer Deposit:
Plateau Basalt:
Point-Source Pollution:
Polarity Epoch:
Polarity Event:
Polarity Reversal:
Porosity:
Potable Water:
Pothole:
PPM:
Precipitation:
Primary Seismic Waves:
Proto-Sun:
Proven Reserves:
Pumice:
P-wave:
Pyroclastic Rock:
Pyroxene Granulite:
Quarry:
Quartz:
Quartz Arenite:
Quartzite:
Quartzose:
Quicksand:
Quicksilver:
Radial Drainage:
Radiolarian:
Radiolarian Ooze:
Rating Curve:
Reaction Series:
Recharge:
Recharge Area:
Recrystallization:
Rectangular Drainage:
Recumbent Fold:
Refraction:
Regional Metamorphism:
Regolith:
Regression:
Relief:
Remote Sensing:
Replacement:
Retrograde Metamorphism:
Reverse Fault:
Rhyolite:
Richter Magnitude Scale:
Ridge (Mid-Ocean):
Right-Lateral Fault:
Rip Current:
Ripple Marks:
Rock Cycle:
Rock Flour:
Rock Glacier:
Rockslide:
Runoff:
Rupture Strength:
Saltation:
Sandstone:
Schist:
Schistosity:
Scoria:
Sea-Floor Spreading:
Seamount:
Sediment:
Sedimentary Rock:
Sedimentary Structure:
Sedimentation:
Seepage:
Seif Dune:
Seismic Discontinuity:
Seismicity:
Settling Pond:
Sinkhole:
Solution:
Storm Sewer:
Strain:
Stratification:
Stratigraphic Sequence:
Stratigraphy:
Stratovolcano:
Streak:
Streak Plate:
Stream Order:
Stress:
Striations:
Strike:
Strike-Slip Fault:
Stromatolite:
Subduction Zone:
Sublimation:
Submarine Canyon:
Subsidence:
Superposed Stream:
Superposition:
Supersaturated Solution:
Surf:
Surf Zone:
Surface Wave:
Suspended Load:
Suspension:
Swash:
S-wave:
Symbiosis:
Syncline:
System:
Tableland:
Tar Sand:
Talus:
Tectonics:
Terminal Moraine:
Terrestrial Planet:
Terrigenous Sediment:
Texture:
Thermal Pollution:
Thrust Fault:
Tidal Current:
Tidal Flat:
Tidal Wave:
Till:
Topographic Map:
Topography:
Trace Element:
Traction:
Transform Fault:
Transgression:
Transpiration:
Transverse Dunes:
Trap:
Travertine:
Trellis Drainage:
Trench:
Triple Junction:
Tuff:
Turbidite:
Turbidity Current:
Turbulent Flow:
Ultrabasic Rock:
Ultramafic Rock:
Unconformity:
Unconsolidated:
Uniformitarianism:
Unit Cell:
Uplift:
Upwelling:
U-shaped Valley:
Vadose Water:
Valence Electrons:
Valley Glacier:
Van der Waals Bond:
Varve:
Vein:
Ventifact:
Vertical Exaggeration:
Vesicle:
Viscosity:
Volcanic Ash:
Volcanic Ash Fall:
Volcanic Bomb:
Volcanic Breccia:
Volcanic Cone:
Volcanic Dome:
Volcanic Neck:
Volcanic Pipe:
Volcano:
V-shaped valley:
Wadi:
Warping:
Water Cycle:
Water Quality:
Watershed:
Water Table:
Wave-Cut Terrace:
Wavelength:
Withdrawal:
Xenoblast:
Xenolith:
Xerophyte:
X-ray Diffraction:
Yazoo Stream:
Yellow Ground:
Yield:
Youth:
Zeolite:
Zinc Blende:
Zirconium:
Zoned Crystal:
Zone of Aeration:
Zone of Saturation:
Zone of Weathering:
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