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In addition to comets, water for Earth's early oceans might have come from A. volcanic eruptions. B. rivers. C. cyanobacteria. D. rain.
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User: In addition to comets, water for Earth's early oceans might have come from A. volcanic eruptions. B. rivers. C. cyanobacteria. D. rain.

Weegy: In addition to comets, water for Earth's early oceans might have come from volcanic eruptions.
Expert answered|Score 1|Masamune|Points 75897|

User: Most volcanoes are located at A. hot spots. B. transform boundaries. C. midocean ridges. D. convergent and divergent boundaries.

Weegy: Most volcanoes are located at convergent and divergent boundaries.
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User: Shear causes horizontal movement along a fault plane in a/n _______ fault. A. reverse B. strike-slip C. normal D. irregular

Weegy: Shear causes horizontal movement along a fault plane in a strike-slip fault.
Expert answered|Score 1|jerry06|Points 82931|

User: Lava and other materials that are launched from a volcano into the air are referred to as A. basalts. B. magma. C. flows. D. tephra.

Weegy: Lava and other materials that are launched from a volcano into the air are referred to as tephra.
Expert answered|Score 1|LostInGrace|Points 22222|

User: Sections of active fault lines that haven't experienced a significant earthquake for a long time, even though adjacent sections have, are called A. seismic risks. B. stress accumulations. C. recurrence gaps. D. seismic gaps.

Weegy: Sections of active fault lines that haven't experienced a significant earthquake for a long time, even though adjacent sections have, are called Seismic gap.
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User: Basaltic magma is the _______ type of magma. A. least explosive B. hottest C. most explosive D. coolest

Weegy: Basaltic magma is the hottest type of magma.
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User: An island arc complex is formed where A. a continental and oceanic plate converge. B. two continental plates converge. C. a volcano erupts along an oceanic plate. D. two oceanic plates converge.

Weegy: An island arc complex is formed where: two oceanic plates converge.
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User: Which statement best describes the Richter scale? A. It's a test given to all geologists. B. It's named after a scientist who studied tornadoes. C. It's a numerical system that measures the smallest seismic waves during an earthquake. D. It's a numerical rating system that measures the largest seismic waves during an earthquake.

Weegy: The statement which best describes the Richter scale is: It's a numerical rating system that measures the largest seismic waves during an earthquake.
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User: Any fracture or system of fractures along which Earth moves is known as a A. stress. B. deformation. C. fault. D. strain.

Weegy: Any fracture or system of fractures along which Earth moves is known as a FAULT.
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User: All the processes that form mountain ranges are known as A. compressive forces. B. orogeny. C. arch vibrations. D. island arcing.

Weegy: All the processes that form mountain ranges are known as: OROGENY.
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User: What type of instrument measures seismic waves? A. Seismometer B. Seismogram C. Seismic scale D. Mercalli scale

Weegy: SEISMOMETER is an instrument that measures seismic waves.
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User: The three types of stress that act on Earth's rocks are compression, tension, and A. tephra. B. strain. C. shale. D. shear.

Weegy: The three types of stress that act on Earth's rocks are compression, tension, and shear.
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User: The three major types of volcanoes are A. calderas, conduits, and vents. B. shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and calderas. C. shield volcanoes, conduits, and vents. D. shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and composite volcanoes.

Weegy: The three major types of volcanoes are: shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and composite volcanoes.
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User: Which earthquake scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake? A. Richter scale B. Moment magnitude scale C. Modified Mercalli scale D. Amplitude scale

Weegy: Modified Mercalli scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake.
Expert answered|Score 1|alfred123|Points 126605|

User: The Colorado Plateau is an example of _______ mountains. A. uplifted B. divergent-boundary C. fault-block D. continental-continental convergent

Weegy: The Colorado Plateau is an example of uplifted mountains.
Expert answered|Score 1|Masamune|Points 75898|

User: Which of the following is a divergent boundary? A. Transform B. Continental-continental C. Rift valley D. Oceanic-continental

Weegy: Oceanic-continental is a divergent boundary.
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User: Earth's tallest mountain ranges are formed at _______ plate boundaries. A. continental-continental B. subducting C. oceanic-oceanic D. oceanic-continental

Weegy: Earth's tallest mountain ranges are formed at continental-continental plate boundaries.
Expert answered|Score 1|sujaysen|Points 24078|

User: Earth's tallest mountain ranges are formed at _______ plate boundaries. A. continental-continental B. subducting C. oceanic-oceanic D. oceanic-continental

Weegy: Earth's tallest mountain ranges are formed at continental-continental plate boundaries.
Expert answered|Score 1|sujaysen|Points 24078|

User: The condition of equilibrium that results in the displacement of the mantle by the continental and oceanic crust is known as A. root rebound. B. topography. C. isostasy. D. erosion.

Weegy: The condition of equilibrium that results in the displacement of the mantle by the continental and oceanic crust is known as ISOSTASY.
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User: What types of earthquake waves usually cause the most destruction? A. Secondary waves B. Surface waves C. Stress waves D. Primary waves

Weegy: The types of earthquake waves that usually cause the most destruction are: Surface waves.
Expert answered|Score 1|erikalui|Points 1787|

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The types of earthquake waves that usually cause the most destruction are: Surface waves.
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