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FINAL ch. 9,8,7,6,5 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. seafloor spreading
  2. palatine lights
  3. outwash plain
  4. interior drainage
  5. Sakurajima
  1. a Composite cone, Japan, erupts 400 times a year
  2. b having a discontinuous pattern of intermittent streams that do not flow out of the desert to the ocean
  3. c the flat area at the end of a glacier where meltwater flows and deposits sediments (have a braided stream pattern)
  4. d legend that a flaming ghost ship appears on the horizon, and is searching for land.
  5. e The process of producing new sea floor between two diverging plates

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. glacial ice that covers some uplands and plateaus (like ice sheets but smaller less than 1 million Sq miles)
  2. percentage of total volume of rock or sediment that consists of voids or spaces
  3. San francisco earthquake of 1906, first tremor lasted 20 sec. and the main cause of damage was ...
  4. A subdivision of the mantle situated below the lithosphere. This zone of weak material exists below a depth of 100 km and in some regions extends as deep as 700 km. The rock within this zone is easily deformed.
  5. during the last ice age the three ice sheets that covered north america were the Cordilleran , Laurentide , and __________________

5 True/False Questions

  1. calvingwhen a glacier reaches the ocean or any large body of water, large pieces of the glacier break off. this is known as ____________


  2. platewhat was the magnitude of the cape ann earthquake?


  3. nunatakhow did most (30 people) die in the alaskain earthquake of 1964, especially dangerous b/c they were on fire due to oil and traveled at 100 mph


  4. 30 metershow high can a tsunami get


  5. kettle pondThe temperature above which a material loses its magnetization.


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