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The Birth of Guam...

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From the book "GUAM: A Natural History" by Lawrence J. Cunnigham and Janice J. Beaty from Info @ Bess Press

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Can you match the epochs to the diagrams below?
Take a look at the geological map of Guam. Courtesy of WERI.
Epochs in Guam's Formation

Epochs

Beginning in Millions of Years Ago

Paleocene

65

Eocene

54

Oligocene

38

Miocene

23

Pliocene

5

Pleistocene

2

 

* approximate

Slide # 1 - In the beginning...

Slide # 2-Plate subducts

Slide # 3: Volcanoe formed and Erupted...


Slide # 4: Basement Rock formed the Foundation for GUAM

 

Slide # 5: Uplift

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Slide # 7:

Slide # 8: Guam now...