Geology F791 continued

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how old is the Earth?
4500 million years
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What was sent to the moon?
Apollo 11,12,14,15,15,17
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What was brought back from the moon?
rock and soil samples
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What rocks were brought back from the moon?
Basalt, breccia, plutonic coarse crystaline rocks
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what information did the evidence gathered by apollo, give us about the moon?
It has a very small Iron and nickel core
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What 3 space craft are currently orbiting mars?
1)Mars odyssey 2)Mars express 3)Mars reconnaissance orbiter
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Mars' surface is home to what 2 rovers?
1)Spirit 2)Opportunity
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What evidence wasd gathered from mars?
It had large scale water coverage -surface features interpretted to be river canyons, it is very volcanic
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What space probe shed light on the geology of Venus?
Magdellan
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What techniques were used to collect information from Venus?
Photography, synthetic aperture radar, a gravimetre to collect data abouts maganetic field
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What information was taken from venus?
Flood basalts cover wide areas, dome volcanoes cover large areas called shield fields
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What gathered information about Jupiter?
A fly-by voyager
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How many moons does Jupiter have?
16
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Which is Jupiters most famous moon?
Lo
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