Spatial Organization
Descriptive Geology
One Page History - pdf
Two Page History - pdf
Sixteen Page History
    These links go directly to each history. But each history has a home page with suggestions for viewing, printing, alternate versions, etc. These are linked below right.

Other Related Links
Igneous Rk Review
Sedimentary Rk Review
Metamorphic Rk Review
Plate Tectonic Primer
Wilson Cycle
A Tectonic Rock Cycle

This site was created from materials developed over the past two decades by Lynn S. Fichter. Site creation was supported by a Summer 1999 Faculty Assistance Grant awarded to L.S. Ficher and Steve J. Baedke by the College of Science and Mathematics, James Madison University.
    The material is copyrighted, but may be used by anyone for personal or education purposes as long as the source is acknowledged. For further details, please contact:

Lynn S. Fichter © 1999

or, Steve J. Baedke © 1999 (baedkesj@jmu.edu)    


Department of Geology and Environmental Studies www.jmu.edu/geology/)

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Spring, 1999

Origin of the History
Request for Contributions
Technical Depth of the History
Theoretical Models Behind the History
        Theoretical Model Hierarchy
        Plate Tectonic Theory
        Rifting Models
        Mountain Building Models
        Wilson Cycle
        Tectonic Rock Cycle

A Descriptive Record of Virginia Geology
         Ways of Dividing the Rock Record
         Physiographic/Geologic Provinces (Landforms and Rock

         The Intertwining of Geologic and Human History
         Descriptions of Rock Units by Geologic Age
         Subsurface Geology
         The Parts and Events in the Geologic History

The Histories - each history has its own introductory page that describes how it is organized, the best way to print copies, and links into the actual history.
         One Page History
         Two Page History
         Sixteen Page History, with multiple links to other pages
                   exploring details

          Geology of Virginia, with multiple links to other pages http://geollab.jmu.edu/vageol/

Last Update: 9/13/00

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