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Unit 3 REVIEW Earth's Structures & Processes Crossword Puzzle 1

Mrs. Cyndee Crawford

You may use your notes and/or book to complete this puzzle. All of this is a review and comes from your notes.

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4.forces that push or squeeze rocks together
7.the point in the crust, or mantle, where energy is released
9.identifies the epicenter of an earthquake. The location of an earthquake’s epicenter is found by plotting circles on a map from the records of three seismograph stations and finding the point where the three circles intersect.
10.rock that forms when molten rock (magma) cools and hardens
11.forces that cause rocks on either side of faults to push in opposite directions
12.At one time in geologic history the continents were joined together in one large landmass that was called
13.Magma from the mantle rises to Earth’s surface and flows out an opening called a
16.where two plates come together and collide
17.These are maps that use symbols to portray the land as if viewed from above
18.If normal faults uplift a block of rock, this forms.
22.The energy spreads outward in all directions as vibrations called
23.Natural, solid materials found on Earth that are the building blocks of rock; each has a certain chemical makeup and set of properties that determine their use and value
24.caused by shearing forces
25.rock that forms when rocks are changed into different kinds of rocks by great heat and/or pressure – they are heated, squeezed, folded, or chemically changed by contact with hot fluids.
26.caused by tension forces
28.where two plates slide past each other
30.the point on Earth’s surface directly above the focus; energy that reaches the surface is greatest at this point
1.The vent as well as the mountain that forms around it from cooled lava, ash, cinders, and rock is called a
2.Volcanic eruptions are _ in that they add new rock to existing land and form new islands.
3.Natural fuels that come from the remains of living things; fuels give off energy when they are burned
5.for example, hardness, luster, color, texture, the way a mineral splits, or density
6.for example, the ability to burn, the reactivity to acids
8.forces that pull rocks apart
14.where two plates are moving apart
15.caused by compression forces
19.rock that forms from the compaction and/or cementation of rock pieces, mineral grains, or shell fragments
20.places in Earth where the rocks break
21.Volcanic eruptions can be _ when an eruption is explosive and changes the landscape of and around the volcano.
27.Magma that reaches Earth’s surface is known as
29.Minerals that are mined because they contain useful metals or nonmetals

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