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  1. Joint/fracture
  2. James Hutton
  3. Sill
  4. Dike
  5. Earthquake
  1. a Vibrations producedwjen rocks break along a fault
  2. b Igneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground.
  3. c Crack in the earth along which NO movement has occured.
  4. d Geologist who developed the principle of Uniformitarianism, considered the father of modern geology.
  5. e Igneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Volcano built by alternating explosive and quiet eruptions that produce layers of tephra and lava; fond mostly where earths plates come together and one plate sinks below the other.
  2. A type of body fossil that firms when crystals fill a mold or sediments wash into mold and harden into rock.
  3. large, ancient landmass that was composed of all the continents joined together
  4. Unusually a hot area at the boundary between Earths mantel and core that forms volcanoes melted rock is forced upward and breaks through the crust.
  5. The age of something compared with other things.

5 True/False Questions

  1. MagnitudeSurface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic limit and break

          

  2. SuperpositionStates that in an undisturbed rock layers the oldest rocks are on the bottom and the rocks become progressively younger toward the top.

          

  3. Recyclingthe act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products.

          

  4. IntensityThe amount of damage caused by an earthquake.

          

  5. MoldIgneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.

          

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