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Demarcus earth science crossword

A hanging wall has moved downward relative to the footwall. Normal faults occur where two blocks of rock are pulled apart, as by tension.
An elastic wave in the earth produced by an earthquake or other means
The arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area
is an actively deforming region where two (or more) tectonic plates or fragments of the lithosphere move toward one another and collide.
A steep, conical hill consisting of glassy volcanic fragments that accumulate around and downwind from a volcanic vent. Cinder cones range in size from tens to hundreds of meters tall.
One of the fixed points from which the distances to any point of giving curve , such as a ellipse or a parabola , are connected by a linear relation.
Earth has an outer silicate solid crust, a highly viscous mantle, a liquid outer core that is much less viscous than the mantle, and a solid inner core.
Resources that can not be replenished or reproduced
a theory explaining the structure of the earth's crust and many associated phenomena as resulting from the interaction of rigid lithospheric plates that move slowly over the underlying mantle.
is a linear feature that exists between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each other.
Any resource, such as wood or solar energy, that can or will be replenished naturally in the course of time.
The locations where two tectonic plates meet. There are three different types of plate boundaries, which are defined by the type of motion occurring at the boundary.
Cause( rock strata) to undergo the bending or cuvature
Changes in the direction or orientation of the magnetic field of earth that have occurred from time to time
is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock mass movement. ... Energy release associated with rapid movement on active faults is the cause of most earthquakes.
the hypothetical landmass that existed when all continents were joined, from about 300 to 200 million years ago.
any of the various weathering processes that cause physical disintegration of exposed rock without any change in the chemical composition of the rock
An area of volcanic activity ,especially were isolated
A ridge shaped fold of stratified rock in which the strata slope downward from the crest
A large volcanic crater, typically formed by a major eruption leading to the collapse of the volcano
an idealized cycle of processes undergone by rocks in the earth's crust, involving igneous intrusion, uplift, erosion, transportation, deposition as sedimentary rock, metamorphism, remelting, and further igneous intrusion
When the earth's plates are pushed and pulled stress occurs
a mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are being or have been erupted from the earth's crust.
form fissures, cracks, or breaks, especially through large-scale faulting; move apart.
Hot molten or semi fluid rock erupting from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting in cooling.