To measure strike and dip of beds and orient them relative to maps. a

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1. Determine the true dip of a bedding plane if the information gives is strike to west; the apparent dip is 32 and the direction of this apparent dip N15W. 

2. Similar with question number 1, only the strike is to west, the apparent dip is 24 and the direction of apparent dip is N285E 

3. From geological survey on an area, known that the shale bed lay on top of conglomerate bed and has a conformity contact. This area is not touch by any tectonic event. The contact of the conglomerate and shale are found at three location as below: Location A with elevation 700 m, act as a reference point. Location B, 700 m from A with direction N50W, and the elevation of this point is 400 m. Location C, 800 m from A with direction N10E, and the elevation of this point is 500 m. Determine the strike and dip of the contact plane in this area with three point method. The horizontal and vertical scale is 1:10.000 

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