Natural disaster crossword
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What are the plates under earth called?
Used to measure the strength of an earthquake
Powerful, heavy huge wave from the ocean
Molten rock
Blocks under earth slipping past each other
Powerful wind and rain that rotates around a calm eye
Fire that spreads rapidly
Lots of natural disasters cause...
An area is extremely dry
An earthquake does a lot of...
What is the scientific study of earthquakes?
synonym for hazard
collapse of earth rock
natural disasters are sometimes reported on the...

Natural Disasters Word Search

Natural Disasters Word Search
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Brisbane floods
emergency crews
life changing
freak storms
rescue team
devastating
house fire
fatalities
earthquake
avalanche
bushfire
Blizzard
trapped
drought
tornado
Tsunami
rescue
storms
danger
death
Japan
flood
news
help
snow

Geology Crossword

Geology Crossword
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molten rock
cool, top layer of Earth
17 huge slabs of rock
tool to measure motion of ground
a naturally occurring solid that has a specific chemical make-up
2 or more minerals together.
formed from cooled magma or lava.
forms under the surface, cools slowly and forms big crystals.
forms above the surface, forms small crystals.
made of sand, rocks, minerals, and organic matter.
the compaction and cementation of sediments.
organisms (plants + animals) preserved in sedimentary rock.
formed when heat and pressure "RECYLCE" rock.
this law states that older rocks are at the bottom of the sequence, youngest at the top.
movement of Earths crust.
heat, ash, and lava released from vent forms "cones"
shaking caused when tectonic plates suddenly move and release pressure and stress.
acid rain eats away rock. Forms caves and sinkholes.
water and wind breaking down rocks.
weathered rock and organic matter.
organic material
nutrient rich
sand, silt, clay
Least Permeable
air spaces
ability to transport H2O
gritty, H2O flows easily
powder
sticky and clumpy (NO H2O flow)
best for plants, mix of all.
wind deposited silt
decomposing organic matter

Natural Disasters Crossword

Natural Disasters Crossword
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a long, high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturbance.
Molten rock that is erupted during an Earthquake
Another name for a Tsunami
Natural disaster are so destructive because they cannot be ___________
a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system.
This country was struck by Cyclone Pam
A famous Hurricane that struck New Orleans in 2005
A scale used to measure the magnitude of Earthquakes
a collapse of a mass of earth or rock from a mountain or cliff.
A famous bushfire in Victoria was Black _______
A large mass of snow falling rapidly down a mountainside
Plates that shift underneath the Earths surface to cause an Earthquake

NATURAL DISASTERS Crossword

NATURAL DISASTERS Crossword
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Description

Large wind funnel
Caused by movement of the tectonic plates
Eruption of hot magma from a mountain-like formation
Sliding of snow, ice, mud or stones from a mountain
Overflow of water from a dam or lake caused by things like excess rain
Outbreak of .a fire in scrub or a forest, especially one that spreads rapidly
a system of winds rotating inwards to an area of low atmospheric pressure
A severe snowstorm with high winds
A prolonged period of time without rain/water
Prolonged period of high temperatures

Natural Disasters Crossword

Natural Disasters Crossword
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Crossword
Description

A cold storm normally in the coldest parts in the world
A storm that normally happens in the desert
A disaster that shakes the Earth
A huge wave caused by an ocean-floor earthquake
A whirling storm caused by the wind
A storm in shape of a spiral that is similar to a cyclone
A fire that gets out of control and hurts anything it touches
A storm that takes you and spins you around
When a volcano erupts
When snow falls off a cliff in multiple turns
When there is heavy rainfall and it gets out of control
A fire that happens in nature areas
When there has not been any rain for a long time
When the land starts to sink into the ground
A storm simillar to a blizzard but more snow is involved

Volcanoes & Earthquakes Crossword

Volcanoes & Earthquakes Crossword
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Description

Liquid rock that forms under earths surface
Magma that flows into earths surface the rock that forms when lava cools and solidifies
A vent or fissure in earths surface through which magma and gases are expelled
Any activity that includes the movement of magma toward onto earths surface
A volcanically active area of earths surface commonly far from a tectonic plate boundary
Describes magma or igneous rocks that is rich in magnesium and iron and that is generally dark in color
Describes magma or igneous rock that is rich in feldspar and silica and that is generally light in color
Fragments of rock that form during a volcanic eruption
A movement or trembling of the ground that is caused by a sudden release of energy when rocks along a fault move
The sudden return of elastically deformed rock to its undeformed shape
In geology a seismic wave that travels through the body of a medium
The point on earths surface directly above an earthquakes starting point or focus
An area on earths surface where no direct seismic waves from a particular earthquake can be detected
The bending, tilting, and breaking of the Earth's crust; the change in the shape of rock in response to stress
The study of earthquakes
A seismic wave that causes particles of rock to move in a back-and-forth direction
a seismic wave that causes particles of rock to move in a side-to-side direction
Giant pieces of the Earth's thin, outermost layer that move around on top of a layer of plastic rock
A break in the Earth's crust along which blocks of the crust slide relative to one another
A measure of the strength of an earthquake
An area along a fault where relatively few earthquakes have occurred recently but where strong earthquakes have occurred in the past
Process of making older structures more earthquake resistant
a side vent
a giant, fast moving wave that is caused by an earthquake or volcano
the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

tectonic plate boundaries Crossword

tectonic plate boundaries Crossword
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Description

this scientist had the theory of the continental drift
two plates slide against each other in a sideways motion
a line on a rock surface or the ground that traces a geological fault
changed by extreme heat and pressure to form another rock
places where the sea floor spreading takes place
a tall mountain that with a lot of pressure shoots out hot lava
formed by deposition and solidification pf sediments
a violent shaking of the ground caused by tectonic plates
piece of the crust that floats on the mantle
hot fluid or semi fluid material within the earth's crust
two plates are moving away from one another
formed by cooling and solidification of magma or lava
made of iron, with small amount of nickle
technical name for the crust and mantle
remains of a prehistoric organism preserved in a mold form in a rock
two plates move toward one another and collide
contains most of earths mass (hints: its hot)
hot molten or semi fluid rock erupted from volcano
a long high sea wave caused by earth quakes
outermost later of the planet, with life

Natural Disaster Word Search

Natural Disaster Word Search
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VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS
LIMNIC ERUPTIONS
CYCLONIC STORMS
THUNDERSTORMS
IMPACT EVENTS
SOLAR FLARE
EARTHQUAKES
LANDSLIDES
HEAT WAVES
HAILSTORMS
AVALANCHES
WILDFIRES
TORNADOES
SINKHOLES
BLIZZARDS
DROUGHTS
AIRBURST
TSUNAMI
FLOODS

Natural Hazards and Disasters Crossword

Natural Hazards and Disasters Crossword
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A large, mountain that spews molten rock
Ancient city totally wiped out by a volcano
A huge area of swirling wind that often follows the coast
can have winds of over 200 miles per hour
American islands formed totally by volcano erruptions
Most of what comes out of an erupting volcano is this
molten rock on Earth's surface
molten rock under Earth's surface
hazard that happens in California during drought
The movement of rock at tectonic plate boundaries or faults
When there is much injury, death and property damage
When heavy rain can't soak into the ground fast enough
No rain for a long period of time
Groundwater dissolves underground limestone and other rock, ground can collapse
earthquake waves in the water can cause this
when lava and ash shoot out of a volcano
Place in USA where a Supervolcano is predicted to errupt
Area of USA where huge windstorms hit the most

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