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Quizzical Pursuit
—The Architecture Puzzler

Created by Dave Guadagni

 

Architecture Puzzler #394

Match each energy type with its geologic origins:
1. Natural Gas
2. Oil
3. Coal

A. Formed from organic remains of algae that thrived in the oceans during two warm periods 90 million and 150 million years ago.

B. Also from buried remains of ancient organisms, but unlike "A" above, comes from plants and animals that decomposed at higher temperatures deeper underground.

C. Warm, wet climates 360 million to 300 million years ago gave rise to an explosive growth of swamp plants that were eventually buried, subjected to high temperatures and transformed into this energy source.


 

Question from Last Week:
Architecture Puzzler #393

How much did Henry David Thoreau spend building his house on Walden Pond?  

Answer to Puzzler #393


 

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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

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