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EARTH'S HOTTEST LAYER; THE CENTER LAYER OF EARTH.
CORE
AN OPENING IN EARTH'S CRUST THROUGH WICH LAVA FLOWS
VOLCANO
A PLACE WHERE PIECES OF EARTH'S CRUST MOVE
FAULT
HOT, SOFT ROCK FROM EARTH'S LOWER MANTLE.
MAGMA
THE PROCESS OF BREAKING ROCK INTO SOIL, SAND, SAND OR OTHER TINY PIECES.
WEATHERING
THE PROCESS OF DROPPING, OR DEPOSITING, SEDIMENT IN A NEW LOCATION.
DEPOSITATION.
THE REMAINS OR TRACES OF PAST LIFE FOUND IN EARTH'S CRUST
FOSSIL
THE DOWNHILL MOVEMENT OF A ROCK AND SOIL BECAUSE OF GRAVITY.
MASS MOVEMENT
ACCORDING TO THEORY, THIS WAS THE "SUPERCONTINENT" THAT CONTAINED ALL OF EARTH'S LAND ABOUT 225 MILLLION YEARS AGO.
PANGEA
THE THEORY OF HOW EARTH'S CONTINENTS MOVE OVER THE SURFACE.
CONTINENTAL DRIFT
THE OUTTER LAYER OF EARTH MADE OF SOLID ROCK
CRUST
A PHYSICAL FEATURE OF EARTH'S SURFACE.
LANDFORM
A RIGID BLOCK OF CRUST AND UPPER MANTLE
PLATE
THE PROCESS OF MOVING SEDIMENT FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER.
EROSION
THE LAYER OF ROCK BENEATH EARTH'S CRUST.
MANTLE
A SHAKING OF THE GROUND CAUSED BY THE SUDDEN RELEASE OF ENERGY IN EARTHS CRUST.
EARTHQUAKE