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Dynamic and Structural Geology

CONTENTS
Four Ways to Make a Mountain
Four Ways to "Make" a Mountain

Cross Section of a Typical Volcano
Cross Section of a Typical Volcano

Types of Volcanoes
Types of Volcanoes

Ilha Nova II
Ilha Nova II

Paricutin, The 'Corn Field Volcano'
Parícutin
"The Corn Field Volcano"

Mount Pinatubo
Mount Pinatubo
scene of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in modern history

Mount St. Helens
Mount St. Helens
March 20-May 18, 1980

Mohole Project
Mohole Project
a project to drill a hole four or five inches in diameter down to the boundary between the earth's crust and mantle

San Andreas Fault
San Andreas Fault
extends more than 750 miles from off the coast of northwestern California to the southeastern part of the state near the Mexican border

Chile Earthquake of 1960
Chile Earthquake of 1960
one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded

Portugal Earthquake of 1755
Portugal Earthquake of 1755
one of the largest earthquakes ever felt in Europe

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