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A broad, flat area of desert covered with wind-swept sand but little or no vegetation
The point on the Earth's surface directly above the point where an earthquake or underground explosion occurs
A long, winding ridge of sorted sand and gravel; often a glacial deposit
The physical weathering of an outcrop by the removal of rock in concentric layers (#4 above)
Gemstone name of the mineral beryl when it has a rich green color
Any volcano with an observed eruption (1874-2016)*
The wearing away and movement of earth materials, such as by gravity, wind, water and ice
A long cliff separating two relatively flat areas at different elevations (#1 above)
A trembling of the earth caused by the sudden release of energy stored in subsurface rocks
On the Geologic Timescale, the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenzoic are the three most recent
The last of the Proterozoic, this period saw some strange biota unlike anything in the following Cambrian Explosion
A volcanic eruption dominated by the ejection of material through the air
A stream whose channel lies below the water table; groundwater flows into it
A green to black sorosillicate mineral bearing Fe, Ca, and Al; common in metamorphic rocks
Refers to igneous rocks that are erupted from volcanoes and crystallize at the Earth's surface
A piece of rock that differs in size and composition from rocks native to the area in which it rests (#3 above)
A 'spiny-skinned' phylum of animal known for showing 5-point radial symmetry (e.g., #2 above)
A volcanic eruption dominated by the ouflow of lava
A major tectonic plate containing most of Eruope and Asia, and parts of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans
This recent epoch contained a wide variety of climates, including the warmest in the Cenozoic

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