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The following list contains links to many of the most interesting and informative Web sites related to topics explored in the chapter. Check them out, but make sure you come back to do more investigating when you're done.
Our Web Resource "Exploring Key Terms" can help you search, too.
- Fault Animations
- Excellent animations of faults, plate subduction, earthquake wave propagation, and other processes from PBS' Savage Earth program.
- Folds, Faults, and Mountain Links (Houghton Mifflin)
- Links to several folds, faults, and mountain building sites, including class lecture notes, arranged by topic.
- Grand Teton National Park Field Trip
- An illustrated walking trip through parts of Grand Teton National Park, including the geology of the area.
- Hayward Fault
- A walking tour of California's Hayward Fault.
- Mountain Building Activity (Geosphere)
- An excellent interactive activity on mountain building from the University of Montana's Geosphere. With this activity learners identify major mountain ranges, formation processes, and utilize plate tectonics to explain geologic formations.
- National Parks Links
- Links to all U.S. National Parks arranged alphabetically by name.
- Structural Block Diagrams by Stephen J. Reynolds
- Block diagrams illustrating various types of inclined bedding and how geology is expressed in the landscape.
- Structural Geology on the Web
- A great site to begin your investigation of folds and faults.
- Structural Geology Tutorial
- Structural geology tutorial from Texas A&M University.
- Virtual Field Trips Listings
- An extensive listing of numerous geology-related virtual field trips, subdivided into three broad categories.