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Which of the following is a benefit of scientists studying seismic waves? A. locating subduction zones B. understanding the interior of Earth C. distinguishing between types of volcanoes
D. distinguishing between the focus and epicenter of an earthquake
D. distinguishing between the focus and epicenter of an earthquake
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When horizontal layers are found resting on tilted layers, what can be said about the tilted layers? Select all that apply. A. They formed after the tilting occurred. B. They formed before the tilting occurred. C. They are older than the layers resting on them. D. They are younger than the horizontal layers resting on them.
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When horizontal rock layers are found resting on tilted layers, the tilted layers must have formed before the tilting occurred, and they must be older than the layers resting on them.

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A STRATUM is part of a rock formation that consists more or less of the same type of rock material.


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