What is the trace or organism that lived in the past?
Fossil
What is liquid magma that reaches the surface?
Lava
What is the molten mixture of rock?
Magma
What was the land mass that broke 200 million years ago?
Pangea
What is a section of litosphere that slowly moves over the asthenosphere carrying pieces of continental drift and oceanic crust called ?
Plates
What is the theory that pieces of earths litosphere are in constant motion driven by convection currents in the mantle called?
Plate Tectonics
What is the process by which the shaking is perpendicular to the direction to the wave called?
Seafloor spreading
What are vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake called?
Seismicwaves
What causes the rock to change its shape or volume?
Stress
What is rocks surface, size, and shape?
Texture
What is a slab of volcanic rock formed when magma is forced up and flows out as lava called?
Sill
What is an opening on earths surface where magma is forced up and flows out as lava called?
Vent
What is a violent shaking of the ground?
Earthquake
What is very dense, has a solid center,mostly iron, and has small amount of oxygen?
Innercore
What is the largest layer inside the earths?
Mantle
What forms when the top of the volcano collapse?
Caldera
What fossil when sediments fill in a mold and harden into a rock?
Cast
What is a liquid core that surrounds earths solid inner core and that's is mostly made of iron?
Outtercore
What is bits of rocks or solified lava dropped from the air?
Tephra
What is the location in the mantle that is hotter than other areas?
Hotspot

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