geologic province


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geologic province

[¦jē·ə¦läj·ik ′präv·əns]
(geology)
An area in which geologic history has been the same.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"The Kura Basin is a geologic province that has been known to contain hydrocarbons for a long time", he noted.
The geologic province roughly covers the Four Corners area where Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona come together.
* Nevada's Basin and Range geologic province may have stood tall and then lost elevation (151: 366*).
The other half of the missing plate motion has disappeared in the Basin and Range geologic province east of the San Andreas, the geologists say.
The latest blow to the textbook account comes from an analysis of fossil leaves in Nevada's Basin and Range geologic province, which separates the Sierra Nevada from the Rocky Mountains and the Colorado Plateau.
Then, using zip codes, they plotted the measurements by geologic province to show the level of radon risk, Mose says.
There are four primary geologic provinces in Virginia: Appalachian Plateau, Valley and Ridge, Blue Ridge-Piedmont, and Coastal Plain (Trapp & Horn, 1997).
Thursday in Room 110 at the University of Oregon School of Law, 1515 Agate St.; free; topic will be "Geology of Oregon, One Road at a Time"; UO geologist and photographer Miller will describe Oregon's geological landscape and evolution by highlighting six of Oregon's roads, one from each of its six different geologic provinces; presented by Many Rivers Group Sierra Club; 541-346-3852 or 541-484-6707 or sally.nunn@oregon.sierraclub.org.