Hagerman GIS Questions
suggested grade levels: 9-12
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Get started by orienting yourself to the area being covered, look at a Park Service Map. Also look at a view of the Hagerman Hills, looking south west. Look at a set of Hagerman data tables. Go visit the Map Archives for access to additional Hagerman GIS data.
geol2ho.pdf | map.jpg | hills.jpg
Answer the questions below.
1. What type of vegetation dominates the Hagerman Fossil Bed Monument?
2. What is the dominate soil type found throughout the Fossil Beds?
3. Is there a correlation between soil type and vegetation?
4. Is there a correlation between the geology and soil type?
Geology: Geology Topics