Physical Geography 102
Metamoprhic Rocks Study Guide

After the "Metamorphic Rocks" lecture and readings you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions.

What does the word metamorphic mean?

What are the three primary means by which a metamorphic rock is formed?

What is the lower temperature limit of metamorphism?

What is the upper temperature limit of metamorphism?

What are the two types of pressure that are applied to form metamorphic rocks?

What do these pressures do to the rock during metamorphism?

How do chemical changes alter rocks during metamorphism?

What are the types of metamorphism?