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

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