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EARTH CONSTRUCTIVE AND DESTRUCTIVE PROCESS
EARTH CONSTRUCTIVE AND
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a physical feature of Earths surface
A map that show the elevation of an area on earths surface using contour lines
The ocean floor along the coast of a continent...
Underwater mountain ranges...
Wide flat area of the ocean floor...
A underwater mountain range that rises from the floor but stops before it reaches the surface of the ocean...
The rocky layer of the earths surface it includes the continents and the ocean basins..
A nearly melted layer of hot rock below the earths crust...
the earths core is divided into inner and outer core.The inner core is made of solid metals and the outer core is made of liquid metals...
Theory of the earths continents being joined together as one big whole,then as time passed some force pulled the continents apart to where they are today ...
A theory that explains how forces deep within the earth can cause ocean floors to spread and continents to move
A deep crack in the earths crust...
An opening in the earths crust thru which lava may flow
squeezing or pushing together of the crust.when forced upwards producing folded mountains...
A force that twist tears or pushes one part of the crust past another...
cup shaped depression that forms around the vent of a volcano ...
A magma chamber that is empty and collapsed beneath a volcano and creates a hole
A type of volcano that is built by thinner,fluid lava that spreads over a large area.These mountains have a broad base and gently sloping sides
cinder cone volcano
Type 0f volcano that is built by thick lava that is thrown high up into the air and falls in chunks or cinders.These mountains have a cone shape and a narrow base and steep sides..
Formed by layers of ash and cinders are sandwiched .between layers of harden lava.both sides are equal..
A stationary location in the earths mantle where magma melts through a tectonic plate
A formation of islands aligned above a volcanic hot spot...
...A string of volcanic islands made from melted rock rising from beneath the sea floor
Magma hot melted rock below the earth surface..Lava is hot melted rock above the earth surface.
the point on earths surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
a huge wave caused by an earthquake under the ocean japanese word that means wave in port
an instrument that detects and measures waves produced by an earthquake
The process thought which rocks or other materials are broken down into smaller pieces.
weather caused by temperature changes,pushing, pulling or rubbing. (trees growing in cracks and further breaking the rock or water freezing in cracks pushing the rocks out.
weathering that occurs when chemicals break down rocks. (acid rain weather away parts of a garden statue)
the process of dropping off pieces of eroded rock.
the triangular-shaed deposit of soil that forms where a river enters a larger body of water
the process of carrying away soil or pieces of rock
eroded materials or particles that can be moved or deposited in other another place
a large sheet of ice and snow that moves slowly over land
land near a river that is likely to be under water during a flood
wall built along the sides of a river so more water can flow during a flood
a string f off-shore islands that shield the mainland from he waves and hight of ocean storms
a process where sand is brought from anther place to rebuild a badly damaged island
a sudden shaking of the earthquake crust
a map that uses shadowing or raised or raised ,3-dmentional representation
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