39 Relative Ages 4

Elizabeth Johnson and Cindy Kearns

Drag the letters to the list on the right, placing them in the correct order.  It is best to start with the oldest (bottom of the list) and work your way to the youngest.

Complete the relative age exercise above before answering the following questions:

Question 16. What type of unconformity is “D”?

  • disconformity
  • nonconformity
  • angular unconformity

 

Question 17. Would you expect to find inclusions of “K” in unit “A”?

  • yes
  • no

 

Question 18. Would you expect to find inclusions of “A” in “B”?

  • yes
  • no

 

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