Mountains Crossword
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Crossword
Description

A large abrupt hill
Mountain range located in South America
Earth's highest mountain in Asia
Highest level or point on a mountain
A group of mountains joined together
Long, narrow high edge of a mountain top
Part of Earth's crust that can move or float
Sudden release of great energy in the crust
Mountain range; home to 9 out of 10 highest mountains
Mountain with a vent for lava or gases which can erupt
The hill top
Mountain Range located in Europe
Height from Earth's surface
Area located with mountains
Sloping side of a mountain
Mountain ridge underwater next to volcanoes and earthquakes
Steep side of mountain
Relating to how mountains are formed
Known as the "White Mountain"
Mountain located in Japan

Convergent Boundaries Crossword

Convergent Boundaries Crossword
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Crossword
Description

Earth's highest mountain, located in Nepal.
Higher and steeper than a hill.
Most common type of mountain.
When two tectonics plate meet, but do not collide.
_________________ mountains are formed when magma erupts and piles on the surface.
The top of a mountain.
The side of the mountain.
A very steep valley between young mountains.
Long chains or groups of mountains.
The boundaries where tectonic plates move toward each other.

Mountains, Origins, and their Locations Crossword

Mountains, Origins, and their Locations Crossword
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Description

This is the highest mountain in the world.
This is a mountain of the Alps, in between Switzerland and Italy.
This is a granite dome at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley in California.
This is the highest mountain in the Alps and the highest in Europe west of Russia's Caucasus peaks.
This is a mountain in Patagonia, on the border between Argentina and Chile.
This has three volcanic cones, "Kibo", "Mawenzi", and "Shira", is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa.
This is a mountain in the Himalaya range of eastern Nepal. The main peak is 6,812 metres.
is the highest summit in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada, with an elevation of 14,505 feet.
This is the highest mountain peak in North America.
This is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest.
This is the highest mountain in New Zealand. Its height since 2014 is listed as 3,724 metres, down from 3,764 m before December 1991, due to a rockslide and subsequent erosion.
This is the highest mountain in Grand Teton National Park, in Northwest Wyoming.

Plate Tectonics Crossword

Plate Tectonics Crossword
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Crossword
Description

He discovered the theory of continental drift and plate tectonics
a hypothetical continent that is all the continents as one
a hypothetical landmass that existed when all the continents were joined together
theory that explains how the continents shift on earths surface
a long narrow excavation in the ground
a linear shaped lowland between highlands or mountain ranges
an underwater mountain system
a geographic area containing many related mountains
shaking of the earth due to the sudden release of energy in the crust of earth
the theory that explains the motion in the lithosphere
rock fractures hat show evidence of relative movement
horizontal movement of the faults against each other
the plates collide at this type of boundary
the plates move away from each other at this boundary
the process at convergent boundaries when one tectonic plate moves under another
the lithosphere and two types; oceanic and continental
lava escaping magma filled chambers below the surface
a ring in the pacific ocean where a lot of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur
a continental transorm fault through california
the movement of differently heated liquids

World Geography Crossword

World Geography Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The exact latitude and longitude at which a place is found
High flat plains where the Andes are widest
Located in south Ameria and drains the Amazon Basins
Mountain range running along the western edge of South America, world's longest mountain range
Latin American forces were led across the Andes to win independence for Chile and Peru
Dense continuous layer of leaves
The Atacama desert is one of the ______ places in the world
A community of plants and animals that depends upon one another and heir surrounding
An ____ is a place where a tide meets a river current
Caused by hot weather and lack of rain making grass and wood dry
A _____ is a cowhand that rid the pampas herding livestock
The pampas consist primarily of ______
Cultural geography, studies human activities and their relationship to the environment
Provided by navigable rivers
Made up by oceans rivers lakes and other bodies of water
Led by Miguel Hidalgo
Important waterway that cuts through the isthmus of Panama
Focuses on the study of earth's physical features
Occurs when large masses of rock are broken down into smaller pieces
Lies between sea level and 2,500 feet
Potatoes and barley grow at these elevations
He southernmost latitude to receive the sun's direct rays
The Mato Grosso plateau is part of the ____ of South America
A plateau formed from Hills and lower flatland in Argentina
Mountain range that many of the Caribbean islands are part of
Where plates have collided for millions of years
Parallel mountain ranges
Haiti won its independence from France
Describe a lace's location in relation to another place
a common phrase said at the end of a story

Mountains Crossword

Mountains Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

pieces of earth's crust
series of volcanoes that form along the plate bondaries
highest point of a mountain
breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals
natural forces move rocks and soil
the most common type of mountains
when a fault block is raised or tilted
a major mountain range
the state that has the most mountains
thick part of earth's crust that forms the large landmasses
a landform that rises high above the surrounding terrian
earth's highest mountain
the low area between mountains often with a river running through it
a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountain side
the lowest point of elevation between two peaks
result of a great amount of melted rock pushing up under the earth's crust
large flat areas that have been pushed above sea level by forces within the earth
sediments, soil, or rocks are added to a landform or landmass
across continental coastlines
where mount everest is located

Plate Tectonics Crossword

Plate Tectonics  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

What makes up the Lithosphere (crust and the......
Helps explain continental drift in thie theory of plate tectonics
the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's surface through geological time.
form when one tectonic plate slides beneath another one plate at a subduction
the sideways and downward movement of the edge of a plate of the earth's crust into the mantle beneath another plate.
one where the two plates slide against each other in a sideways motion
The continents fit almost like a puzzle
When two objects move away from each other.
In many locations the hot molten magma from deep within the Earth rises up through the crust to reach the surface.
a fault that moves laterally, or side to side.
molten rock under the Earth's crust
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action.
hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this
the innermost part of the earth
Heat energy is transferred from hot places to cooler places
the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock
Earth's outer layer is made up of large, moving pieces called........
Earth scientists
a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.

Earthquakes and Volcanoes Crossword

Earthquakes and Volcanoes Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

What is the point of Earth's surface directely above an earthquake's focus ?
device used by seimologists to record primary, secondary, suface waves from earthquakes
vibrations caused by breaking rocks along faults
Opening in Earth's surface that often forms a mountain when layers of lava and volcanic ash erupt and build up
An opening on Earth's surface where magma is forced up and flows out as lava
a broad volcano with gently sloping sides
A volcano formed by alternating layers of tephra and lava and that is found mostly where Earth's plates come together
steep-sided volcano made of loosely packed tephra
scientist who studiesearthquakes and seismic waves
large opening formed when the top of a volcano collapes
Measure of the energy released by an earthquake
A mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth
a very large igneous intrusion extending deep in the earth's crust.
a column of solidified lava or igneous rock formed in a volcanic vent, especially when exposed by erosion.
are imaginable as the veins of a volcano, the pathways of rising magma.

Plate Tectonics Crossword

Plate Tectonics Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

What was the super continent called?
This ring contains most of Earths volcanoes. What is it called?
What was the theory that all the continents made one big super continent called?
An underwater mountain range.
Where new oceanic crust is formed through volcanic activity and then gradually moves away from the ridge
The study of the record of the Earth's magnetic field in rocks, sediment, or archeological materials
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
These boundaries moves away from each other.
These boundaries come together.
These boundaries slide past each other.
A region of the Earth's crust where tectonic plates meet.
The movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter and therefore less dense material to rise, and colder, denser material to sink under the influence of gravity, which consequently results in transfer of heat.
A crack, split, or break in something.
The rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle.
The upper layer of the earth's mantle, below the lithosphere, in which there is relatively low resistance to plastic flow and convection is thought to occur.
The uppermost layer of the oceanic portion of a tectonic plate.
The relatively thick part of the earth's crust that forms the large landmasses. It is generally older and more complex than the oceanic crust.
A sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action.
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.
A curved chain of volcanic islands located at a tectonic plate margin, typically with a deep ocean trench on the convex side.

Seafloor Spreading Crossword

Seafloor Spreading Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a new crust at ridges destroyed at Deep Sea Trenches
measure the distance with sound wave
behind a ship study ocean floor detect small changes in magnetic fields by floor rocks
what is an example of sonar?
meteorologist
narrow, long gated
longest continuous mountain range on earth, earthquake and volcanoes
study of the history of earth magnetic field
lines, map, points, are the same age
the outer core of earth that changes direction

Volcano Crossword Puzzle

Volcano Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

A mixture of molten or semi-molten rock
hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this
steep conical hill of loose pyroclastic fragments
conical volcano built up by many layers (strata) of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash
a type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid magma flows
roughly circular mound-shaped protrusion resulting from the slow extrusion of viscous lava from a volcano
side vent
a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano
a mountain that produces magma, lava, and ash and is formed by cracks in the Earth's surface
a giant, fast moving wave that is caused by an earthquake or volcano