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Your potent instructional for getting to know Earth ScienceWhy CliffsQuickReview Guides?Go with the identify you recognize and trustGet the data you need--fast!Written via lecturers and academic specialistsAbout the contents:The Earth's constitution* Earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes* Oceans and contours of the sea ground* Earth's layers* Plate tectonics, sizzling spots and pole* panorama formationreversal styles* Rocks and minerals; rock and fossil datingClimate* surroundings, storms, and forecasting* Water and weather* Insolation and the seasons* Weathering and brokers of erosionEnvironmental issues* Conservation* PollutionSpace* Comets, asteroids, and meteoroids* Motions of the earth, moon, and solar* Kepler's legislation of planetary movement* foundation of the universeReview and assets* Chapter-end quizzes* finished end-of-book quiz* thesaurus of key words* Appendix of topic-related assets and websitesWe take nice notes--and make studying a snap

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Qxd 48 4/5/06 5:39 PM Page 48 CliffsQuickReview Earth Science coast, transporting sand in a zigzagging motion with each wave You might have experienced this while playing in the ocean waves. As time goes on, you notice that you seem to be drifting along the shore and away from your blanket. Another dangerous current that is created by the waves moving in and out from the shore are rip currents. These are very strong surface currents that move like small rivers perpendicular to the shoreline. They aren’t usually more than 50 to 100 ft wide but can move at speeds up to 5 km/hr.

The beach is the area between the high-tide and low-tide marks, made up of sand, rocks, and/or pebbles. During storms and other times of higher-energy waves, the beach particles are washed back into the ocean.

The rain accumulation at a weather station d. The highest elevation of a hill 2. Which statement is true about an isoline on an air-temperature field map? a. It indicates the direction of maximum insolation. b. It represents an interface between high and low barometric pressures. c. It connects points of equal air temperature. d. It increases in magnitude as it bends southward. 3. A contour map shows two locations, X and Y, 5 km apart. The eleva- tion at location X is 800 m, and the elevation at location Y is 600 m.

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