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  1. James Hutton
  2. Tsunami
  3. Cinder Cone
  4. Faunal Succession
  5. Recycling
  1. a the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products.
  2. b Principle that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.
  3. c Seismic sea wave that begins over an earthquake focus and can be highly destructive when it crashes on the shore.
  4. d Steep sided loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground.
  5. e Geologist who developed the principle of Uniformitarianism, considered the father of modern geology.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. large, ancient landmass that was composed of all the continents joined together
  2. Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic limit and break
  3. A type of body fossil that forms in rock when an organism with hard parts is buried, decays or dissolves and leaves a cavity int he rock
  4. Thin film Of carbon residue preserved as a fossil.
  5. Principle that states that which cats across is younger that what it cuts.

5 True/False Questions

  1. EarthquakeVibrations producedwjen rocks break along a fault


  2. FocusIn an earthquake, the point below Earth's surface were energy is released in the form of Seismic waves.


  3. EpicenterIgneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground.


  4. Index FossilThe preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in the past.


  5. IntensityThe amount of damage caused by an earthquake.


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