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weakening of oversaturated soil caused by seismic waves
liquefaction
Volcanoes can cause _____
tsunamis
Earthquakes can be caused by _____
volcanic eruptions
tsunamis can cause ______
extensive flooding
series of destructive ocean waves caused by vibrations in Earth's crust
tsunami
Earthquakes happen when _____.
tectonic plates suddenly move against each other
Mudslides can be caused by _____.
earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis
what will most likely be formed by erosion?
valley
to move or pull away from
diverge
area of weak crust where magma from the mantle seeps through
hotspot
sand dunes are formed by _____
erosion
convergent faults form when tectonic plates _____
smash into each other
new oceanic crust is formed from _______
volcanoes
Which of the following landforms is created by divergent faults?
mid-ocean ridges
Which of the following locations would most likely have the most fertile soil?
valley near a volcano
erosion creates :
beaches, deltas, sand dunes
iceland was formed from ___________
volcanic activity