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Tht1Guy411's Science

Chapter 6 Vocab

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PLATE A LARGE SECTION OF EARTH'S CRUST AND RIGID UPPER MANTLE THAT MOVES AROUND ON THE ASTHENOSPHERE
FAULT SURFACE ALONG WHICH ROCKS MOVE WHEN THEY PASS THEIR ELASTIC LIMIT AND BREAK
EARHTQUAKE VIBRATIONS PRODUCED WHEN ROCKS BREAK ALONG A FAULT
PLATE A LARGE SECTION OF EARTH'S CRUST AND RIGID UPPER MANTLE THAT MOVES AROUND ON THE ASTHENOSPHERE
FAULT SURFACE ALONG WHICH ROCKS MOVE WHEN THEY PASS THEIR ELASTIC LIMIT AND BREAK
PLATE A LARGE SECTION OF EARTH'S CRUST AND RIGID UPPER MANTLE THAT MOVES AROUND ON THE ASTHENOSPHERE
FAULT SURFACE ALONG WHICH ROCKS MOVE WHEN THEY PASS THEIR ELASTIC LIMIT AND BREAK
EARHTQUAKE VIBRATIONS PRODUCED WHEN ROCKS BREAK ALONG A FAULT
STRIKE-SLIP FAULT BREAK IN ROCK CAUSED BY SHEAR FORCES, WHER ROCKS MOVE PAST EACH OTHER WITHOUT MUCH VERTICAL MOVEMENT
REVERSE FAULT BREAK IN ROCK CAUSED BY COMPRESSIVE FORCES, WHERE ROCK ABOVE THE FAULT SURFACE MOVES DOWN RELATIVE TO THE ROCK BELOW THE FAULT SURFACE
STRIKE-SLIP FAULT BREAK IN ROCK CAUSED BY SHEAR FORCES, WHER ROCKS MOVE PAST EACH OTHER WITHOUT MUCH VERTICAL MOVEMENT
WAVE RYTHMATIC MOVEMENT THAT CARRIES ENERGY THROUGH MATTER AND SPACE
FOCUS IN AN EARTHQUAKE, THE POINT BELOW EARTH'S SURFACE WHERE ENERGY IS RELEASED IN THE FORM OF SEISMIC WAVES
FOCUS IN AN EARTHQUAKE, THE POINT BELOW EARTH'S SURFACE WHERE ENERGY IS RELEASED IN THE FORM OF SEISMIC WAVES
SEISMIC WAVES WAVE GENERATED BY AN EARTHQUAKE
PRIMARY WAVE SEISMIC WAVE THAT MOVES ROCK PARTICLES BACK-AND-FORTH IN THE SAME DIRECTION THAT THE WAVE TRAVELS
FOCUS IN AN EARTHQUAKE, THE POINT BELOW EARTH'S SURFACE WHERE ENERGY IS RELEASED IN THE FORM OF SEISMIC WAVES
SEISMOGRAPH INSTRUMENT USED TO REGISTER EARTHQUAKE WAVES AND RECORD THE TIME THAT EACH ARRIVED
SURFACE WAVE SEISMIC WAVE THAT MOVES ROCK PARTICLES UP-AND-DOWN IN A BACKWARD ROLLING MOTION AND SIDE-TO-SIDE IN A SWAYING MOTION
EPICENTER POINT ON EARTH'S SURFACE DIRECTLY ABOVE AN EARTHQUAKE'S FOCUS
PRIMARY WAVE SEISMIC WAVE THAT MOVES ROCK PARTICLES BACK-AND-FORTH IN THE SAME DIRECTION THAT THE WAVE TRAVELS
SEISMOGRAPH INSTRUMENT USED TO REGISTER EARTHQUAKE WAVES AND RECORD THE TIME THAT EACH ARRIVED
SEISMOGRAPH INSTRUMENT USED TO REGISTER EARTHQUAKE WAVES AND RECORD THE TIME THAT EACH ARRIVED
SECONDARY WAVE SEISMIC WAVE THAT MOVES ROCK PARTICLES AT RIGHT ANGLES TO THE DIRECTION OF THE WAVE
SURFACE WAVE SEISMIC WAVE THAT MOVES ROCK PARTICLES UP-AND-DOWN IN A BACKWARD ROLLING MOTION AND SIDE-TO-SIDE IN A SWAYING MOTION
EPICENTER POINT ON EARTH'S SURFACE DIRECTLY ABOVE AN EARTHQUAKE'S FOCUS
SEISMOGRAPH INSTRUMENT USED TO REGISTER EARTHQUAKE WAVES AND RECORD THE TIME THAT EACH ARRIVED
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