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Glossary beginning with G

Volcano Term Definitions

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Geothermal Energysearch for term

Energy derived from the internal heat of the earth.

Geothermal Powersearch for term

Power generated by using the heat energy of the earth.

Grabensearch for term

An elongate crustal block that is relatively depressed (downdropped) between two fault systems.

Guyotsearch for term

A type of seamount that has a platform top. Named for a nineteenth-century Swiss-American geologist.