Tectonic Hazards

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Granite
The continental crust is made of this.
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Trench
A deep valley found in the ocean.
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Convection current
A circulating current of warmer material (such as magma)
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Volcanoes
Where magma erupts through the crust.
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Magma
Liquid rock.
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Richter
A scale was named after him - the Richter scale.
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Earthquake
The ground shakes.
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Lithosphere
The crust and upper mantle form this.
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Seismic
A type of wave - Seismic wave.
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Core
The innermost layer of the earth.
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Ring of Fire
Around the edges of the Pacific Ocean.
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Tsunami
Large wave created by some earthquakes.
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Seismograph
This is used to record the shaking.
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Basalt
Main type of rock in the oceanic crust.
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Card 2

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A deep valley found in the ocean.

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Trench

Card 3

Front

A circulating current of warmer material (such as magma)

Back

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Card 4

Front

Where magma erupts through the crust.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Liquid rock.

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