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Scientists find giant reservoir of magma under eastern horn of Africa

Scientists find giant reservoir of magma under eastern horn of Africa | 8th Grade Earth Science | Scoop.it
October 3, 2011 – ETHIOPIA – Africa splitting in two: A giant underground reservoir of molten rock has been discovered under the deserts of Ethiopia by British geologists, The (London) Sunday...
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Africa's New Ocean: A Continent Splits Apart

Africa's New Ocean: A Continent Splits Apart | 8th Grade Earth Science | Scoop.it
Normally new rivers, seas and mountains are born in slow motion. The Afar Triangle near the Horn of Africa is another story. A new ocean is forming there with staggering speed -- at least by geological standards.
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Hawaii Geology and Geography

Hawaii Geology and Geography | 8th Grade Earth Science | Scoop.it
So you want to know what makes a Hawaiian island? Great, you're in the right place. While every island has its own story, and we'll touch on that, only one is a living example of a Hawaiian Island in...
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Volcano Beneath Yellowstone

Volcano Beneath Yellowstone | 8th Grade Earth Science | Scoop.it
Three videos featuring a USGS scientist who explains the historic and current volcanic activity beneath Yellowstone Park.
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Yellowstone Park

Yellowstone Park | 8th Grade Earth Science | Scoop.it
Yellowstone National Park is a treasure that inspires awe in travelers from around the world. New Zealand and Iceland are known for their geysers, but n...
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East Africa's Great Rift Valley: A Complex Rift System

East Africa's Great Rift Valley: A Complex Rift System | 8th Grade Earth Science | Scoop.it
A description of the East Africa Rift System with maps and cross sections.
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San Andreas Fault Line - Fault Zone Map and Photos

San Andreas Fault Line - Fault Zone Map and Photos | 8th Grade Earth Science | Scoop.it
San Andreas Fault - article by David Lynch - map, pictures and aerial view.
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Hawaii Geology

Hawaii Geology | 8th Grade Earth Science | Scoop.it
Map of Hawaii with important information about rivers, streams, rocks, minerals, and earthquakes from Geology.com...
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