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Textbook: Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology
Edition: 4
Author: Clark Spencer Larsen
ISBN: 9780393614008

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
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    An instrument used to determine wind speed.

  • Black hole

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  • Climatology

    The scientific study of climate.

  • Cluster (star)

    A large group of stars.

  • Crust

    The very thin outermost layer of Earth.

  • Detrital sedimentary rock

    Rock formed from the accumulation of material that originated and was transported in the form of solid particles derived from both mechanical and chemical weathering.

  • Electron

    A negatively charged subatomic particle that has a negligible mass and is found outside an atom’s nucleus.

  • Glassy texture

    A term used to describe the texture of certain igneous rocks, such as obsidian, that contain no crystals.

  • Horn

    A pyramid-like peak formed by glacial action in three or more cirques surrounding a mountain summit.

  • Kame

    A steep-sided hill composed of sand and gravel originating when sediment is collected in openings in stagnant glacial ice.

  • Maritime (m) air mass

    An air mass that originates over the ocean. These air masses are relatively humid.

  • Medial moraine

    A ridge of till formed when lateral moraines from two coalescing alpine glaciers join.

  • Middle cloud

    A cloud occupying the height range from 2,000 to 6,000 meters.

  • Oceanic ridge system

    A continuous elevated zone on the floor of all the major ocean basins and varying in width from 500 to 5,000 kilometers (300–3,000 miles). The rifts at the crests of ridges represent divergent plate boundaries.

  • Outer planet

    See Jovian planet.

  • Radioactivity

    The spontaneous emission of certain unstable atomic nuclei.

  • Right ascension

    An angular distance measured eastward along the celestial equator from the vernal equinox. Used with declination in a coordinate system to describe the position of celestial bodies.

  • Rime

    A thin coating of ice on objects produced when supercooled fog droplets freeze on contact.

  • Solar flare

    A sudden and tremendous eruption in the solar chromosphere.

  • Stratosphere

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