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  • Figure I2: East Village Calgary Flood 2013 © Ryan L. C. Quan.
  • Geoscience for the Future poster © Geological Society of London. (What Do Geologists Do?).
  • Maps of plate boundaries, topography/bathymetry, seismology, volcanology, seafloor age © Dale S. Sawyer. (Lab 1 Exercises).
  • Derivative of Discovering Plate Boundaries activity © Dale S. Sawyer. (Lab 1 Exercises). Used with permission.
  • 082J-16 NTS Priddis topographic map: © Natural Resources Canada. The Government of Canada retains the copyright of this image but allows for reproduction for non-commercial use. (Lab 8 Exercises).
  • Figure 9.2.1: © Siobhan McGoldrick. CC BY. Includes copyrighted still images produced using Visible Geology.
  • Sheep Canyon Geological Map by Robert E. Ladd © Wyoming State Geological Survey. (Lab 9 Exercises).
  • Figures T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, T8, T9, T10, and T11 (Google Earth Tutorial Activity), Elbow River Map Area satellite image (Lab 8 Exercises), Glenmore Reservoir and area satellite image (Lab 8 Exercises).



  • Cover photograph of Mt. Tyrwhitt: © Candace Toner.
  • Figures 2.3.4a, 2.3.4b, 2.3.9: © Candace Toner.
  • Figure A: © Candace Toner. (Lab 4 Exercises).



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