Mr. Bailey's Geology class page
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To Start with......

1)Go to the following web site and read the material in The Virtual Cave:


The Virtual Cave


2) You will need to take notes; specifically define what the following cave formations are, and how they form. Don't just skim through these; make sure you look at the pictures!!! Some are REALLY cool!!! (Showerhead, etc.)These are found in the "Solution Caves" section - which covers how caves around Lawrence County and Southern Indiana form.

Don't miss the interactive "map".

(Terms)
Aragonite
Baldacchino Canopies
Balloons
Bathtubs
Bell Canopies
Blisters
Bottlebrushes
Boxwork
Columns
Conulites
Coralloids
Deflected Stalagmites
Draperies
Fibrous forms
Flowstone
Folia
Gypsum Flowers
Halite Flowers
Helictites
Mammillaries
Moonmilk
Mud Stalagmites
Pearls
Pool Fingers
Pool Spar
Popcorn
Rafts
Raft Cones
Rims
Rimstone
Shelfstone
Shields
Showerheads
Soda Straws
Splattermites
Spar
Stalactites
Stalagmites
Stegamites
Trays

This will be turned in tomorrow at the end of class.

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