neotectonics

[ nee-oh-tek-ton-iks ]
/ ˌni oʊ tɛkˈtɒn ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb) Geology.

the study of geologically recent movements of the earth's crust and measurement of its local effects in order to develop techniques for predicting earthquakes.

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