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5 Matching questions

  1. Hurricanes/typhoons
  2. Mercalli scale
  3. Formal region
  4. 1964 Alaskan Earthquake
  5. sea breezes
  1. a a wind from the sea that develops over land near coasts
  2. b Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis directly caused about 131 deaths
  3. c non-frontal synoptic scale low-pressure system over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organized convection (i.e. thunderstorm activity) and definite cyclonic surface wind circulation
  4. d addresses cultural landscapes
  5. e well defined boundaries and a large degree of homogeneity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a scientific theory which describes the large scale motions of Earth's lithosphere.
  2. physical disintegration of earth's material (ex. frost action, root action, salt crystals)
  3. decompose rather than disintegrate
  4. is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that is pulled down by gravity and deposited on the Earth's surface
  5. great sea wave; fast moving

5 True/False questions

  1. Asthenospheresolid, outermost shell of the earth. Includes crust and upper mantle


  2. mass wasting: examplessoil creeps, mudslides, landslides, talus slopes


  3. Alfred WegnerA breeze that blows from the land toward open water


  4. relocation diffusionthings that are catching (fashion, music, etc)


  5. Moraineslandform from wind; wind blown material that is picked up from one location and deposited in different parts of the world


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