Historical-Comparative Glossary of Some Common Terms in Seismology

Seismology
The study of earthquakes (NEIC: Common Terms in Seismology) "In its simplest sense means the study of earthquakes. To be consistent with a Greek basis for seismological terminology, some writers have thrown aside the familiar expression 'earthquake', and substituted the akward word 'seism'". (MILNE 1886)

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