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GEOL 158

GEOL 158 Historical Geology
3 Credits

A course dealing with the history of the earth and the development of life. Emphasis will be on the history of North America, especially the Mesozoic and Cenozaic histories of British Columbia. Topics will include geologic time, stratigraphy, sedimentation, correlation, plate tectonics, interpretation of geologic history, geologic maps, common fossils and their evolutionary patterns and processes of fossilization. Field work is required and will involve investigations of sedimentary rock units and fossil deposits in the Kitimat, Kalum and Bulkley Valleys. Field work and necessary laboratory work will be arranged on weekends. (3,3,0)

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