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Last additions - Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics
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modified Mercalli intensity scale damage zones 989 viewsThe map shows modified Mercalli intensity scale damage zones resulting from a large earthquake that occurred in 1964. The earthquake’s epicenter was near Anchorage, Alaska. The cities Kodiak and Anchorage are shown on the map.Nov 30, 2011
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seismogram 1021 viewsThe seismogram was recorded at a seismic station and shows the arrival times of the first P-wave and S-wave from an earthquake.Nov 30, 2011
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seismograms 543 viewsshows four seismograms labeled I, II, III, and IV, which were recorded at seismic stations A, B, C, and D during the same time interval.Nov 29, 2011
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lithospheric plates559 viewsshows the boundary between two lithospheric plates. Point X is a location in the continental lithosphere. The depth below Earth’s surface is labeled in kilometers.Nov 29, 2011
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seismic stations 520 viewswhich gives information collected at seismic stations W, X, Y, and Z for the same earthquake. Some of the data have been omitted.Nov 29, 2011
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block diagram697 viewsblock diagram below shows the boundary between two tectonic plates.Nov 29, 2011
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block diagram591 viewsshows a cross section of a landscape. Letters A, B, C, D, and E represent different rock layersNov 29, 2011
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Zones of Earth’s interior553 viewsrepresents zones of Earth’s interior, identified by letters A through E. The scale shows depths below Earth’s surface, measured in
kilometers.
Nov 28, 2011
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tectonic plate boundaries693 viewsShows the tectonic plate boundaries near the East African Rift. Arrows show relative tectonic plate movement.Nov 27, 2011
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Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale522 viewsModified Mercalli Intensity ScaleNov 27, 2011
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Earthquake Intensity with Modified Mercalli Scale549 viewsEarthquake Intensity with Modified Mercalli ScaleNov 27, 2011
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Cross section of Earth 578 viewsThe cross section of Earth below shows a P-wave moving away from an earthquake epicenter to seismic station A.Nov 27, 2011
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