# Geology lab ch3

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for the quiz part, you will have to print and draw and scan back in.

Topographic-Quiz

Name:

Date:

Print out this entire quiz and write or draw your answers on it and mail to your instructor along

with the Laboratory Assignments for this week. Keep a copy of anything that you put into the mail.

1. (Points: 15)

In the box below draw the following with a 10 ft contour interval:

a. Draw contour lines to indicate a 30 foot deep closed depression.

b. Draw a simple contour map of a 60 foot tall hill.

c. Draw a simple contour map of a 90 foot tall volcano with a 20 foot deep central crater.

2. (Points: 15)

For the map below, draw the topographic profile from line X-Y. Use your own lined notebook paper

or graph paper. Set a vertical scale of the space between two lines on the paper as equal to 20 meters.

3. (Points: 5)

The map used in question 2 has a ratio scale of 1:12,000. How long in miles is the line from X to Y?

4. (Points: 5)

On the sketch map, in which compass direction does the river flow? (North is up.)

5. (Points: 5)

Which side of the ridge crowned by Crow’s Nest Peak has the steeper slope?

6. (Points: 5)

Using the provided scale bar, what is the distance across Crow’s Nest Peak (from point A to B)?

7. (Points: 5)

Explain what is meant by the regional relief of a map

8. (Points: 5)

For the following map scales, which would cover a SMALLER AREA?

A

B

9. (Points: 5)

For the following map scales, on which would a mile appear shorter?

10. (Points: 5)

Explain in your own words the difference between latitude and longitude.

13. (Points: 15)

Convert the following ratio scale to verbal scales. 1:100,000. You may use the conversion factors on

page xi in your lab manual. You may use a calculator.

a. 1 in = ________________ ft

b. 1 in = ________________ mi

c. 1 in = ________________ km

14. (Points: 15)

Convert the following verbal scales to ratio scales. You may use the conversion factors on page xi in

your lab manual. You may use a calculator.

a. 1 in = 2 mi

b. 1 in = 10 km

c. 1 in = 40 mi

a. 1: _____________________

b. 1: _____________________

c. 1: _____________________