Geophysics lecture 10: Fence Post Diagrams.

This video lecture series on Geophysics (Undergraduate course GY 305) was made by Dr. Douglas W. Haywick from the Department of Earth Sciences at University of South Alabama.

Fence Post Diagram

Fence post diagram is a 3-dimensional rendering of the geology over a regional area.

  • they are maps and therefore follow mapping rules
  • can be done on surface exposure or subsurface strata
  • details needs to be minimized due to reduced scale
  • orientation is absolutely critical

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