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  1. Epicenter
  2. Cinder Cone
  3. Intensity
  4. James Hutton
  5. Cross-cutting relationship
  1. a Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes focus.
  2. b Geologist who developed the principle of Uniformitarianism, considered the father of modern geology.
  3. c The amount of damage caused by an earthquake.
  4. d Steep sided loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground.
  5. e Principle that states that which cats across is younger that what it cuts.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products.
  3. Crack in the earth along which NO movement has occured.
  4. Measure of energy released during an earthquake.
  5. An unconformity in which younger sediment or sedimentary rocks rest on the eroded surface of tilted or folded older rocks.

5 True/False Questions

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


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


  3. SuperpositionVolcano 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.


  4. Faunal SuccessionPrinciple that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.


  5. Shield VolcanoeBroad,gently sloping volcano formed by quiet eruptions of basaltic lava.


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