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SC2 Structure of the Earth

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continental crust
the layer of the earth that we stand on and that is only a few miles thick
volcano
the Hawaiian Islands were formed by one or several of these, which bring new rock to the surface of the Earth
epicenter
the place where movement begins during an earthquake
geology
this is the study of rocks and the Earth
compression
_____ waves, or P waves, can travel through solids and liquids
seismograph
this machine measures the strength of the energy waves sent out by an earthquake
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