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Spelling Mistakes The Dynamic Earth Spelling Mistakes The Dynamic Earth
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1. Earthquakes are measured by the Ricther Scale.
To explain the
movement of contenental plates, 2. Another quake measure is the Meccarli Scale.
scientists have suggested a
Techtonic Plate Theory 3. A sincline may form a valley feature.
that began with gondwana.
4. The quake originates at the epicenter.
In the top of the mantel ,
molten rock swirls in the 5. Some quakes have volcannic origins.
magma chambre where increased
pressure can cause erupcions.
6. Energy in the lithosthere creates most quakes.
Movement on plate boundarys 7. In 1989 an eathquake transformed Newcastle.
can cause friction and
sizemick activity can change the
landform; how much change 8. A siclone can also devastate the land.
depends on the intencity of the event.