Answer the questions below at least 150 words.
1.The phrase â€œthe present is the key to the pastâ€ is significant from the standpoint of geologic history. How does this statement support physical, chemical, and biological laws that exist today?
2.In 2011, a major earthquake struck the eastern shore of Japan, resulting in loss of life and damage to the environment. Based upon the information provided in lecture 14, explain whether or not a similar event could take place in California.
3.Subduction zones are dangerous places. What might be the reason that so many people live near them?