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Earth and Environmental Sciences

EES 314: Structural Geology Lab (1)

Prerequisites:credited or registered in EES 304

Course Contents:

Unit-1: Basic idea of topographic maps, Topographic sheets of various scales. Interpretation of topographic maps.

Unit-2: Interpretation of geological maps with unconformity, fault, fold and igneous bodies. Construction of structural cross-sectionon.

Unit-3: Stereographic projections of planes and lines

Unit-4: True dip and apparent dip problems, 3-point problems, fold problems, fault problems and their solutions through graphical methods and stereographic projection methods.

Suggested Readings :

  1. Ragan, D. M. (2009) Structural Geology: an introduction to geometrical techniques (4th. Ed.) Cambridge University Press
  2. Marshak, S and Mitra G. (1988) Basic Methods in Structural Geology, Prentice Hall.

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