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term for tiny skeletal pieces
an organic gemstone
place where oldest Ediacaran fossils can be found
large accumulations of mafic igneous rock accumulated in a short time interval (ie. areas of extensive basalt flows)
name of crater like structure that is attributed to having been caused by the asteroid that caused the K/T extinction
thick assemblage of sediments, often lens-shaped in profile, eroded and deposited landward of a mountain chain
Term for shallow inland seas
orogeny associated with the building of the supercontinent Rodinia
term for anthropods with calcereous skin
cones with a distinctly conical shape
Name of the earliest recognizable North American continent
Where would the asteroid that caused the K/T extinction have hit?
rocks fused into glass by shock waves
Name of second largest crater (it is located in Canada)
term for trace fossils of trilobites
what did charles walcott discover?
what a crinoid is topped with
glassy particles formed during impact when molten rock is ejected
What we term the Late Permian extinction - the greatest diversity loss of all extinctions
ancient micro-continent added to another piece of crust
what a crinoid attaches itself to the sea floor with
oldest part of modern continents
Name of Formation with the earliest glacial deposits
what percent of the global nickel supply does Canada provide? (enter with numerals, no percent sign)
what element was found in 30x its normal concentration at the K-T boundary?
country with largest meteorite crater
Orogeny associated with the close of the Iapetus ocean
term for exposed part of a craton

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