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Geography Review Definition (chapter 1)
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Natural features that make up Earth's surface.
The release of energy through Earth's crust due to changes taking place beneath it.
The point on Earth's surface directly above the location of an earthquake.
A gap or open in the Earth's crust allow the magma to erupt.
An extremely hot fluid or semi- fluid material under the Earth's crust.
Molten rock coming from a volcano that is above the surface
The theory that Earth's surface is made up of rigid plates that are pushed by forces inside the planet.
The outer, solid layer of Earth made up of moving plates.
Soft, weak layer under the lithosphere upon which the tectonics plates move.
A circular motion created when warmer materials rises and draws down cooler materials
Tool to measures, records the magnitude and durations of a disturbance of the ground, especially earthquake.
The breaking down of rock by physical or chemical processes.
The wearing or removal away of Earth's surface by wind, water or ice
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