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SYLLABUSES OF COURSES 187 GEOLOGY י Intermediate Course -Physical Geology hrs weekly First part of session The Earth as Planet-Its larger surface features-Atmospherio agents and their effects-Action of surface and underground waters and of ice-The Ocean its movements and work-Distribution of temperature and pressure in the Earth and its density-The internal forces and their effects Subsidence and Elevation Volcanoes and Earthquakes-The nature modes of formation and occurrence of Aqueous Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks-Structural Geology The characters and relations of rock-masses-Features produced by Denudation -Stratigraphical and Economic Geology hrs weekly Latter part of session Stratigraphy of the British Isles with special reference to the economic aspects of the subject-Elementary Economio Geology -Laboratory Work hrs weekly Physical Geology -Interpretation of simple geological maps by description and by the drawing of sections Mineralogy and Petrology -Description and identification of common rock-forming minerals and of the principal varieties of rocks-Study of the chief types of rocks in thin sections under the microscope Paleontology -Identification of common fossils and recognition of their stratigraphical horizon Final Course -Engineering Geology -Third Year Michaelmas and Lent terms Lectures and practical work hrs weekly The subjects treated in this course include the Geology of Water- supply Building-materials Road-metal Ores Abrasives etc In the practical part of the course geological problems connected with tunnel driving shaft sinking and formation of foundations will be considered as also the examination under the microscope of building stones and road stones This course is open only to those students who have some previous knowledge of Geology It may be discontinued during the war-see 169 Field Class Class for field-work in Geology is formed during the session and excursions are made to localities of geological interest in the neigh- bourhood long excursion of about week's duration is arranged during the Easter vacation This class is open to regular students without extra payment and other students may be admitted to it Tennant Prize The Tennant Prize in Geology of the value of about £7 10s may be awarded for profioienoy at the annual examination upon the year's work
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