Monthly Archives: January 2012

Geology of Egypt

“Geologists have developed a picture of the immensely thick rock foundation of Egypt (..) That foundation can be described as a sort of ‘rock sandwich’ with three principal components. From deepest and oldest to youngest there are: an ancient layer … Continue reading

Posted in Geology | Leave a comment

Kind of Rocks

Based on their method of formation, rocks are classified as: Igneous Sedimentary Metamorphic Rock Cycle Interactive Rock Cycle Diagram Igneous Rocks “Igneous rocks are produced when molten rock, called magma, cools and solidifies. (..) Geologists have identified dozens of kinds … Continue reading

Posted in Geology | Leave a comment