OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Chapter 2 Student Vocabulary

Vocabulary Chapter 2
Earthquakes and Volcanoes

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Lesson 4- Earthquakes

  1. Earthquake-



  2. Earthquake belts-
    • Circum-Pacific belt-


    • Alpide belt-


    • Fault-



  3. Focus-



  4. Epicenter-



  5. Earthquake Waves-
    • Compression-



    • Shear-



    • Surface-



  6. Magnitude-


    Lesson 4 continued
  7. Richter Scale-



  8. Seismograph-



  9. Strike-slip Fault/ San Andreas Fault



  10. Tsunami-





    Lesson 5
  11. 2 definitions of volcano- 







  12. Paricutin-



  13. Active Volcano-


  14. Dormant Volcano-

  15. Extinct Volcano-



  16. Lava Dome-



  17. Viscous-



  18. 3 ways that volcanoes form 1. Subduction Zone Volcanoes-



    1. Rift Zone Volcanoes-



    2. Hot Spot Volcanoes-



  19. Tilt Meter-





    Lesson 6
  20. Magma-


  21. Magma Chamber-


  22. Fissure-

  23. Dike-



  24. Side Vent-



  25. Lava-



  26. Conduit-



  27. Main Vent-



  28. Crater-



  29. Tuff