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Earth Space Volcanos and Earthquake Vocab

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SEISMOGRAPH
To record seismic waves.
FOCUS
The point within Earth where an earthquake starts.
AFTERSHOCK
An Earthquake that occurs sometime soon after a major earthquake.
EPICENTER
The point on the Earth's surface vertically above the focus of an earthquake.
LIQUEFACTION
Where soil and rock are saturated with water.
FAULT
Slippage along a break in the lithosphere.
CALDERA
A depression in a volcanic mountain.
VISCOSITY
A substance's resistance to flow.
PYROCLASTIC MATERIAL
Particles produced in volcanic eruptions.
PLUTON
A body of intrusive igneous rock.