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  1. a surface of erosion that separates one layer of rock from another
  2. "veins" of igneous rock that shoot right through several layers of sedimentary rock
  3. the process by which sediments and rock fragments are carried away by wind or rain
  4. when a single layer of rock is less than 1 centimeter
  5. rock formed from molten rock, which is usually called magna.
  6. the process by which rocks are broken down by the forces of nature

5 True/False Questions

  1. dikesintrusions that run in the same direction as the strata

          

  2. catastrophismthe view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.

          

  3. sedimentary rockrock formed from sediments (sand, silt, and other components of soil) and laid down by water or some other agent.

          

  4. uniformitarianismthe view that most of earth's geological features are the result of slow, gradual processes that have been at work for millions or even billions of years.

          

  5. sills"veins" that run perpendicular to the dirrection of the strata

          

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