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Is Geoscience similar, or interchangeable with geology? Geology is, strictly speaking, a subset of the wider field of geosciences. However, this probably doesn't mean much when people look at the name of your degree or the name of the department of school that awarded your degree. As farrenthorpe said in the comments, what's important is what you do in your ...


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Why would you limit yourself? You could just go to a regular university and enroll in the geology degree program. In some countries (like Germany) you would then only take courses necessary to become a geologist (including the math and physics you need to understand for it). In some other countries (e.g, the United States) you'd have to take other courses ...


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Some road cuts are interesting to look at. When a cut exposes several obviously different layers of rock, you can see differences in texture, layer thickness, and so forth. They also convey very clearly the concept of rock being deposited in layers. You'll need to do some scouting, though -- some cuts are boring (only one kind or rock exposed), and some ...


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