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5 Matching questions

  1. Northridge Earthquake
  2. Permafrost
  3. Divergent plate boundary
  4. sea breezes
  5. Delta
  1. a plates move away from each other
  2. b a wind from the sea that develops over land near coasts
  3. c - The earthquake had a "strong" moment magnitude of 6.7, but the ground acceleration was one of the highest ever instrumentally recorded in an urban area in North America
  4. d faster moving body of water that comes into contact with a larger, slower moving body of water
  5. e soil at or below the freezing point of water (0 °C or 32 °F) for two or more years

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that is pulled down by gravity and deposited on the Earth's surface
  2. left behind when glaciers receded
  3. explode violently
  4. solid, outermost shell of the earth. Includes crust and upper mantle
  5. fan-shaped deposit formed where a fast flowing stream flattens, slows, and spreads typically at the exit of a canyon

5 True/False questions

  1. 1964 Alaskan EarthquakeAcross south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis directly caused about 131 deaths


  2. Temperature inversionwhen something moves from place A to place B and takes root in place B


  3. Formal regionwell defined boundaries and a large degree of homogeneity


  4. Shield volcanoeshard to recognize


  5. Functional region-economic region


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