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Lesson 6 Test

North Star Geography

What is the difference between a rock and a mineral? Rocks are composed of multiple minerals and have a inconsistent structure while minerals have consistent element or compound
Name the three categories of rock Sedimentary, Metamorphic, and Igneous
What does orogenesis mean? The process to make new mountains
What are the two main cordilleras? Ring of Fire and Alpine-Himalayan system
Name the three states of volcanoes Active, dormant, extinct
What is the difference between magma and lava? Magma is underground while lava is above ground
What is the difference between the hypocenter and epicenter? Hypocenter is underground origin of an earthquake while the epicenter is the above ground origin.
Are the terms foreshock, main shock, and aftershock objective or relative? relative
What are somethings you can do to stay safe if you are in an earthquake? get into an open area and stay away from things that can collapse
Created by: chermor